Results: World Of Warcraft
The last game I'm testing is also still widely played, though its popularity is arguably waning. Nevertheless, World of Warcraft remains a relevant metric that could conceivably be a viable target for gamers with laptops. We played it using the Good detail preset with 4x MSAA enabled at 1920x1080.
Although Blizzard's MMO gives us the flexibility to increase fidelity using anti-aliasing on AMD's FX-7600P, that option simply crushes Intel's HD Graphics 4600 engine. There's no comparison as the Kaveri-based APU never drops below 30 FPS.
The tables turn compared to Dota 2. The difference is that the Core i7's dismal frame rate is painfully obvious, regardless of the ugly variance figures.
I sure hope not. North Bridges and HT Link are so 5 years ago.
That's enough for their 8-core chips to catch up or surpass current i5s, right?
1080p and demanding games are not good benchmarks for this GPUs you must use less demanding games or test lower resolutions It is not the same benchmarking F1s than Nascars or electric cars