Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics27.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 14:09
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 3100
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 79.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 662
71% 550 Pts
64-Core 667
45% 667 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Lighting 33.9
Reflection 35.5
Parallax 33.5
27% 34.3 fps
MRender 37.1
Gravity 34.7
Splatting 24
28% 31.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2019)-$48
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 102000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,787
Write 1,522
Mixed 1345
345% 1,551 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 67.6
234% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 710
DQ Write 500
DQ Mixed 620
459% 610 MB/s
Poor: 139% Great: 236%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA330 1TB
502GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 63 80 76 66 62 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 123
Write 45
Mixed 37.7
SusWrite 69.2
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
139% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
81GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 127 137 138 133 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 147
Write 98.6
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 132
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 20.4
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 23,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $651
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