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Shadow Of War and Project CARS 2

Middle-earth: Shadow Of War

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At a high-enough resolution, most games are limited by graphics processing. But because we've already seen the Athlon 200GE handicapping our GeForce GTX 1080 at 1920 x 1080, it's no surprise that the dual-core chip is notably slower than its competition in a benchmark that's normally graphics-bound. Still, an average of 70+ FPS is pretty good for a $55 chip.

Project CARS 2

Although Project CARS 2 is purportedly optimized for threading, clock rates have the greatest effect on this title's frame rates.

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Again, the Athlon shows up at the bottom of our test pool.

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Paul Alcorn is the Deputy Managing Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He writes news and reviews on CPUs, storage and enterprise hardware.