Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive134% 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.
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201103
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 09:25
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 84.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 263
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 764
83% 643 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.3% Very good
Lighting 89.3
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 82.7
72% 87.2 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 79.8
Splatting 72.5
68% 87.4 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 281 281 273 273 283 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 1,233
Write 475
Mixed 327
SusWrite 302
128% 584 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 49.5
152% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 514
DQ Mixed 328
273% 387 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 134%
Great: 235%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
3GB free
Firmware: U21010RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 479
Write 308
Mixed 268
78% 352 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 19
119% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 108
121% 200 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
966GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 170 178 182 178 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 111
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 174
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 36.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 25
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 32.7
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 25,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $710
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