Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 97%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% 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)
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 below expectations (40th 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 i7-7700K-$390
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 146
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 455
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 751
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$46
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: 73% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
384GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 164 163 168 165 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th 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: 60%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st 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: 58%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 110%
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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 3,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus TUF Z270 MARK 2 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,085
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HDDRAMUSB
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