Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.5% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 08:13
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 29%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 above expectations (79th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 198
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 614
64% 501 Pts
64-Core 827
56% 827 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.6%
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: 466.77
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
67.5% Good
Lighting 86.5
Reflection 84.9
Parallax 89.9
70% 87.1 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 75.5
Splatting 69.2
65% 83.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 446 457 419 404 402 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 457
Mixed 441
SusWrite 428
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 47.4
157% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 295
242% 345 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 165 173 163 162 182 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 130
Write 146
Mixed 70
SusWrite 171
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
106% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.1%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 34.3
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
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 26,889 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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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