Asrock B450M Steel Legend

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive90.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock B450M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200713
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 07:46
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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-$148
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.9% Good
Memory 66.6
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 180
64% 111 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 539
53% 424 Pts
64-Core 604
40% 604 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 385 376 377 372 333 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 380
Mixed 368
SusWrite 370
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 34.5
112% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 297
242% 343 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 174 168 183 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 122
Write 110
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 176
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 22.9
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B450M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 25,147 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $721
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