In the interest of gauging how The Division 2 scales with core count, we reinstalled the Radeon RX 580 8GB and tested several core/thread combinations on our Ryzen 5 1600X processor under DirectX 11 and DirectX 12.
Surprise, surprise. AMD's Ryzen 5 1600X offers optimal performance with six or eight threads enabled when we test with both versions of DirectX. Worse, under DirectX 11, enabling SMT results in a performance hit in every one of our tests. Don't hesitate to turn multi-threading off if you use DirectX 11 for higher frame rates.
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