Shadow Of War & Project CARS 2
Middle-earth: Shadow Of War
Both second-gen Threadripper processors were highly competitive in this game (though Ryzen Threadripper 2950X unsurprisingly offered better performance).
Project CARS 2
Although Project CARS 2 is purportedly optimized for threading, clock rates obviously affect frame rates. As a result, Intel's Core i7-8700K kept pace with much more expensive alternatives.
We observed a repeatable spike in our Threadripper 2990WX benchmark results. However, it had little impact on overall performance and registered as only a slight dip in the 99.9th percentile frame time.
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