Asrock Z390 Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.1% 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)
Boot Drive161% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z390 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMar 04 '21 at 16:07
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 23%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$192
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 700
80% 610 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.1% Above average
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 66.5
Parallax 55.4
57% 64 fps
MRender 96.9
Gravity 57.4
Splatting 55.5
51% 69.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$74
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T2IA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 779 318 345 413 338 345 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 1,483
Write 1,035
Mixed 552
SusWrite 423
193% 873 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 33.8
124% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 919
DQ Write 769
DQ Mixed 123
289% 604 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 161%
Great: 312%
Patriot Burst 960GB
334GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 380 374 381 379 377 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
49% Average
Read 324
Write 105
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 378
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 17.7
4K Mixed 9.2
41% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 14.7
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 15.1
11% 15.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 49%
Great: 103%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
13GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.8 4.5 5.1 3.9 4.5 4.5 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
5.42% Terrible
Read 23.9
Write 7.8
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 4.4
11% 10.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.42%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 26.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z390 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 1,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock Z390 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,057
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