Page 2:Weaving The Fabric
Page 3:Caching Up & IPC, AVX, Cryptographics
Page 4:The X299 Basin Falls Chipset & Test Setup
Page 5:VRMark, 3DMark & AotS: Escalation
Page 6:Civilization VI, Battlefield 1 & Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Page 7:Grand Theft Auto V, Hitman & Shadow of Mordor
Page 8:Project CARS, Rise of the Tomb Raider & The Division
Page 9:Workstation & HPC
Page 10:Power Consumption & Overclocking
Page 11:Temperature & Thermal Problems
Project CARS, Rise of the Tomb Raider & The Division
AMD's Ryzen processors trail most of the Intel competition during this test, while the overclocked HEDT Core processors deliver 100 FPS+ on average.
The overclocked Ryzen 7 1800X and Ryzen 5 1600X offer nearly the same performance as a stock Core i7-6950K. That chip sets itself apart once we crank up its clock rate, though. Only an overclocked Core i9-7900X is faster.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Rise of the Tomb Raider recently received a patch that significantly improves Ryzen's DX12 performance, making this one more title optimized for AMD's latest platform.
Nevertheless, Core i9-7900X performs well in our DX11-based test, taking first and second place in its overclocked and stock configurations. Broadwell-E is bested just slightly.
Ryzen 7 1800X trails the Core i7-7700K in its stock form, though a bit of tuning propels it into a lead. The Core i9-7900X beats its predecessor, but trails the less expensive AMD chip and Intel's own Core i7-7700K.
The Ryzen 5 1600X and Core i7-6900K contribute a majority of frame time outliers. However, all of these CPUs provide a smooth gaming experience.
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- Weaving The Fabric
- Caching Up & IPC, AVX, Cryptographics
- The X299 Basin Falls Chipset & Test Setup
- VRMark, 3DMark & AotS: Escalation
- Civilization VI, Battlefield 1 & Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
- Grand Theft Auto V, Hitman & Shadow of Mordor
- Project CARS, Rise of the Tomb Raider & The Division
- Workstation & HPC
- Power Consumption & Overclocking
- Temperature & Thermal Problems