Asrock B450 Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 94.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive127% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock B450 Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20221020
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 01:53
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X-$194
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Memory 75.3
1-Core 168
2-Core 335
101% 193 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,032
99% 819 Pts
64-Core 1,428
88% 1,428 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 528.24
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 64.2
Reflection 69.3
Parallax 62.2
52% 65.2 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 64.3
Splatting 55.3
50% 62.1 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 106 267 36 38 44 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 1,390
Write 883
Mixed 848
SusWrite 87
177% 802 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 46.1
189% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 59.1
DQ Mixed 75.2
88% 160 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 127%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
61.2% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 23.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 23.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 89.7
45% 89.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 2R 2G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 37% 19 210 49 165 27" 1920 1080 AOC2702 27G2G3
Typical B450 Steel Legend Builds (Compare 3,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B450 Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $583
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