Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics57.6% 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 Drive210% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus TUF Z270 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:32
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 487
111% 491 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 482
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Asus(1043 851A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 173
Reflection 151
Parallax 152
51% 159 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 185
Splatting 125
62% 143 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
300GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 405
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 28.3
141% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 105
131% 232 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
129GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
210% Outstanding
Read 2,513
Write 1,047
Mixed 1,298
355% 1,619 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 24
142% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 55.4
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 28.5
42% 76.7 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 210%
Great: 264%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
51GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,512
Write 1,014
Mixed 1,284
351% 1,603 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 26.4
162% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 108
94% 134 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 216%
Great: 264%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$220
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.2% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 21.6
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 21.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 107%
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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 1,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,175
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $51Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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