Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 73%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200713
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 07:49
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF-$149
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
73% Very good
Memory 74.6
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 192
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 615
64% 500 Pts
64-Core 842
56% 842 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.5% Very good
Lighting 89.7
Reflection 90
Parallax 86.1
72% 88.6 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 72.7
68% 88.1 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 449 451 442 405 404 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 460
Mixed 440
SusWrite 432
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 48
156% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 298
245% 349 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 167 167 163 163 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 141
Write 146
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 170
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
65% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
80% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 26.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 91.2
44% 91.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80%
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 27,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $694
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HDDRAMUSB
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