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Intel Core i9-9900K 9th Gen Coffee Lake Review

By Steven Bassiri from Oct 19, 2018 @ 8:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Intel

Out of the Box Gaming Performance: Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, GTA:V, Ashes of Singularity


Resident Evil 6 Benchmark








Rise of the Tomb Raider




Ashes of the Singularity





We see major gains in Resident Evil 6. While in all the games we see total domination in average FPS, in GTA:V we see a slight dip in minimum frame rates compared to the 8086K. Some of it could be a margin of error or Z370 vs. Z390, or it could be a performance impact from the hardware patches to two of the vulnerabilities. We see that in Rise of The Tomb Raider, that minimum thing basically is gone at 1080P and 720P, so it's not a steady trend. In Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation, we see, for the first time, noticeable scaling of performance, and of course, the GPU bottleneck at 1440P. Overall, this CPU dominates games.

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