Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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.
Graphics58.1% 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 Drive201% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus TUF Z270 MARK 2  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 20:23
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 521
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 521
78% 523 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Asus(1043 851A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 174
Reflection 152
Parallax 152
51% 159 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 185
Splatting 132
63% 146 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
300GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 398
Mixed 418
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 27.5
122% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 25.6
94% 210 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 2,388
Write 1,036
Mixed 1,292
345% 1,572 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 21.3
128% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 55.1
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 25.3
42% 77.4 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 201%
Great: 233%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
51GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 2,330
Write 983
Mixed 1,244
333% 1,519 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 28.9
137% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 56.6
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 23
56% 110 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 201%
Great: 233%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$157
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 30.5
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 32.1
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 3,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,085
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
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