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Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series Skylake-X CPU Review (Page 6)

Steven Bassiri | Jun 19, 2017 at 08:01 am CDT - 0 mins, 27 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: Intel
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FireStrike and CloudGate benchmarks show us where the frequency and memory boosts help Skylake-X over Broadwell-E. Without Turbo Boost 3 (the memory isn't that important in these benchmarks), Broadwell-E might have the upper hand. However, Intel is targeting content creators more so with the platform, and soon enough Turbo Boost Max 3.0 will work without any effort on all motherboards, probably by the time you can buy the product in stores.

Unigine seems to like the 7900K, but it likes the 7700K better.

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