Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.2% 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)
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)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190306
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 11 '19 at 01:07
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 243
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 752
79% 618 Pts
64-Core 993
67% 993 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.5
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
58.2% Above average
Lighting 210
Reflection 181
Parallax 315
55% 235 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 214
Splatting 131
59% 165 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 502
Write 419
Mixed 418
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 13.6 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
839GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 168 170 169 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 166
Mixed 108
SusWrite 169
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 13.6
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.8
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 6,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $94

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $397
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