Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (15%). 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)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 00:36
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$333
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
1-Core 146
2-Core 272
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 740
76% 598 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
40% Below average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
37% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
44% 143 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 40%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 492
Write 306
Mixed 408
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56
187% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
384GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 164 163 168 165 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 168
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 165
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 28.6
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 28.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TUF Z270 MARK 2 Builds (Compare 4,732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,057
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