Asrock B550M Steel Legend

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.6% 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 Drive257% 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 B550M Steel Legend  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 10:46
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 82.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 860
88% 695 Pts
64-Core 1,108
74% 1,108 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$749
PowerColor(148C 2401) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Lighting 70.8
Reflection 68.4
Parallax 102
57% 80.3 fps
MRender 55.6
Gravity 78.4
Splatting 44.7
60% 59.6 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Force MP600 500GB
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EGFM13.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 771 463 462 478 477 482 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,130
Write 2,412
Mixed 1,999
SusWrite 522
396% 1,766 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 84.2
287% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,362
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 1,110
835% 1,127 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 257%
Great: 384%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$59
212GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 438 440 437 441 438 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 435
Mixed 351
SusWrite 438
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 44
154% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 208
178% 260 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
660GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 158 158 156 154 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 103
SusWrite 156
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
844GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 176 177 172 176 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 166
Mixed 118
SusWrite 175
121% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 35.5
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 37.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B550M Steel Legend Builds (Compare 3,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asrock B550M Steel Legend

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $935
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