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and i'll make a note they should use a gpu that will bottleneck faster than what else is on the test bench. rolleyes.gif
So Not enough CPUs but then the reason is he had no time, so which? also what didnt allow him to put a Ryzen 5 1600 instead a 1500? would it affect the results from CIV VI probably since a 1600x could be beating/katching the 8700k
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and i'll make a note they should use a gpu that will bottleneck faster than what else is on the test bench. rolleyes.gif
So Not enough CPUs but then the reason is he had no time, so which? also what didnt allow him to put a Ryzen 5 1600 instead a 1500? would it affect the results from CIV VI probably since a 1600x could be beating/katching the 8700k
it's all even quoted in the OP.

but go ahead and claim bias against an author that wrote a few pieces in the last several years on how AMD gets a bad rap in the OEM space.
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He sorta began to blame intel for the **** review, but then admitted that he was on a business trip that he couldn't get out of.

This definitely was not his best work. Create a GPU bottleneck to test for a CPU bottleneck... Maybe I expect too much from Ian...

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Anyway he added the 1600 benches to the review and it appears, at stock, the 8400 beats it by about 10%.

Basically 2-4% better compared to a stock 1600X or slightly inferior to an overclocked 1600 or 1600X.
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This definitely was not his best work. Create a GPU bottleneck to test for a CPU bottleneck... Maybe I expect too much from Ian...
Basically 2-4% better compared to a stock 1600X or slightly inferior to an overclocked 1600 or 1600X.

Correct. Personally, I likely will stick with AMD this round as the performance is comparable for gaming. And I'm tired of changing my motherboard out each year. Reserving judgment for a month or so as 8700k overclocking numbers emerge. In this review, the 8700k loses to the 8400 because of the stock turbo issues and, at least according to Ian, because of weird Win 10 issues interfering with the additional cores, causing higher heat and ultimately reducing speed per core.

Check out LTT's review. He talks about a lot of other issues with temps and such. For example, his 8700k sample @5.0 showed lower temps than at stock. Probably a firmware issue.
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it's all even quoted in the OP.

but go ahead and claim bias against an author that wrote a few pieces in the last several years on how AMD gets a bad rap in the OEM space.
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it's all even quoted in the OP.

but go ahead and claim bias against an author that wrote a few pieces in the last several years on how AMD gets a bad rap in the OEM space.
ok he updated the post
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ExtremeTech has a review out as well. Shows single thread decline compared to Kaby...



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ExtremeTech has a review out as well. Shows single thread decline compared to Kaby...



did he monitor the clock speed in real time?also what is the uncore clock?
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Still waiting for that magical game where an i7 4790k isn't enough.
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