Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:17
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%
Watch Gameplay: 480 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Memory 70.5
1-Core 118
2-Core 230
78% 139 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 695
71% 558 Pts
64-Core 941
63% 941 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.4% Average
Lighting 54.4
Reflection 61.5
Parallax 80.4
44% 65.4 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 57.3
Splatting 45.1
47% 55.5 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team T253X2512G 512GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 10 15 5 15 15 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 103%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$40
399GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 88 87 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
53% Above average
Read 97.8
Write 96.2
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 86.8
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 53%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-18-18 D4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 28.6
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 21.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 19,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $652
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