ASRock X570 Steel Legend Motherboard Review

Test Setup

For our tests, we used a test rig which includes the ASRock X570 Steel Legend Motherboard, along with an AMD Ryzen 7 – 3700X at default clock speed of 3.6GHz (turbo boost 4.4GHz), as well as 16GB of GEIL Super Luce RGB DDR4-3600 ram in dual channel mode.

All tests were conducted at turbo clock speeds at a resolution of 1920×1080. High or Ultra settings enabled.

 

CPU AMD Ryzen 7 – 3700X (Matisse) @ 3.6GHz / Boost @ 4.4GHz
Cooling Noctua NH-D15 Cooler
Motherboard  ASRock X570 Steel Legend
Ram 16GB of GEIL Super Luce DDR4-3600
XMP profiles Yes
SSD/HDD Adata XPG SX7000 – 240GB SSD
PSU Thermaltake ToughPower 750W
VGA card Zotac GeForce RTX 2080 AMP Extreme Core 8GB GDDR6
Nvidia Drivers Latest GeForce Drivers – WHQL
OS Windows 10

 

 

AIDA64 Info

 

CPU-Z Info

 

Load Temps

Load temperatures reached a high of around 51 degrees Celsius, which is more than acceptable. The included Wraith Prism CPU cooler from AMD did a great job of cooling the Ryzen 7 3700X. You can of course use other CPU coolers you see fit. A nice AIO cooler with RGB will look nice with this motherboard.

 

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