Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.6% 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 Drive36.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus TUF Z270 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:16
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i5-6600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 484
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 478
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.6% Average
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 169
Parallax 236
26% 135 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 145
Splatting 121
56% 132 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$46
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 106 33 83 34 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 273
Write 117
Mixed 312
SusWrite 65.7
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 21.8
55% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 56.8
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 181
109% 114 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 83%
Micron_1100_MTFDDAK512TBN 512GB
112GB free
Firmware: M0MU031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 463 351 247 248 247 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 349
Write 468
Mixed 380
SusWrite 337
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 39.4
149% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 327
245% 326 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D26BFSB.8FE 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.7% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 23.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 24.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 97%
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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 3,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,055
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