Intel Core i9 7900X Skylake-X & Core i7 7740X Kaby Lake-X review: rushed release raises the bar

Intel reinforces lead and introduces most unnecessary CPU ever


Gaming benchmarks (GTX 1080 Ti): Doom (Vulkan)

Doom is not exactly a processor intensive game, which does not make the graphs all that exciting. However, this is a clear example of the fact that not every game leans heavily on the processor. A lot of games still benefit more from a faster graphics card than a faster processor.

In medium settings, the frametimes are a bit higher for the 7900X, but you won't notice this difference while gaming.

99th percentile frametimes

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