Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive77.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus TUF Z270 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:41
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 524
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 523
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
43.7% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 122
Parallax 134
44% 135 fps
MRender 82.9
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.2
43% 99.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$79
17GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 472
Write 359
Mixed 391
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 4.32
102% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 80.5
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 4.25
57% 127 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 28
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 24.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TUF Z270 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 1,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,128
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