Asrock B550 Steel Legend

Performance Results

Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 78%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics91.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive129% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B550 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210421
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 01:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$265
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 78.2
1-Core 157
2-Core 307
99% 181 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 837
88% 687 Pts
64-Core 1,006
68% 1,006 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3249 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.5% Below average
Lighting 47.4
Reflection 45.2
Parallax 46.8
38% 46.5 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 41.1
Splatting 36.3
37% 48.8 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 75%
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3755) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2715 MHz, MLim: 3909 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
91.2% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 113
Parallax 106
102% 115 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 85.4
Splatting 73.7
79% 108 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 165%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$116
537GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 13 94 17 902 1342 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 1402
Write 177
Mixed 35.9
SusWrite 424
110% 510 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 18.5
113% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 626
DQ Write 18.3
DQ Mixed 33.3
96% 226 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 129%
Great: 257%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL18-22-22 D4-3600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 32.2
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 27.7
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 1,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 129%
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 122%

Motherboard: Asrock B550 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,041
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