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Intel Xeon W-3175X Review: Ultimate Performance at the Ultimate Price

Middle-earth: Shadow Of War

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Shadow of War leans heavier on graphics resources than host processing, so we don't see large deltas between the fastest and slowest CPUs. That said, the Xeon W-3175X proves itself to be an adept challenger during this benchmark. 

Project CARS 2

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Although Project CARS 2 is purportedly optimized for threading, clock rates obviously affect frame rates. Overclocking the Core i9-9980XE to 4.4 GHz yields an impressive speed-up, once again snatching the lead from the tuned W-3175X, albeit by a slim margin.


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Paul Alcorn

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