Originally Posted by SlimJ87D
I thought g-sync didn't report crap frames, I know that's not the right term, but I read g-sync scraps certain frames which would have caused issues (stutter, tearing etc) so benchmarks will report lower scores.
I would believe that, AMD got a lot of flak a couple of years ago with the 69xx series sending out tons of runt frames that were inflating the benchmark scores but were stuttering like hell in games.
Originally Posted by dansi
If 5775C can run stably at 4.5Ghz, i feel it will beat 7700K at 5Ghz, in gaming.
Too bad i dont see any 5775C at 4.5Ghz or more IIRC.
Yeah I dunno why Haswell responds so badly to high clockspeeds. That being said, a delidded 5775c can probably do 4.5ghz on heavy WC.
And whether it beats the 7700k depends entirely on DDR4 speeds. A Kaby Lake with 3800mhz + DDR4 with tight timings will likely cream the 5775c simply on IPC because the advantage of the L4 got negated.
That being said, the issue was never about absolute performance but performance per dollar.
Kaby Lake pretty much needs a delid, high voltage and excellent cooling to do 5+ghz. Plus, 3800mhz DRAM with tight timings are expensive. Compared to the 5775c which is a drop in replacement for Z97 owners for a nominal cost (depending on how much they sold their previous CPU for 2nd hand) and an ez multiplier bump.Edited by Dasboogieman - 4/29/17 at 10:01pm