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Are Xeon 2687W 8 cores good for gaming?

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Lets say you paired 2 of them on an SR-X or other board. Would FPS be similar to a 3930k or 3960x?
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The i7 would outperform the Xeon in games, but the Xeons are pretty impressive for computing intensive tasks. Check out this review
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