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Gaming Performance

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is an action RPG with FPS elements, launched in August 2016, that uses the Dawn engine, being compatible with DirectX 12. We tested it using the benchmark included in the game, with DirectX 12 enabled, Full HD, and graphic options as “medium”.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Core i7-8700K

On this game, the Core i7-8700K was 39% faster than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and performed similarly to the Core i7-7700K.

Dirt Rally

Dirt Rally is an off-road racing game released in April 2015, using Ego engine. To measure performance using this game, we ran the performance test included in the game, in 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution and image quality configured as “medium” and MSAA off.

Core i7-8700K

The results below are expressed in frames per second (fps).

In this game, the Core i7-8700K was 38% faster than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and performed similarly to the Core i7-7700K.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V, or simply GTA V, is an open-world action game released for PCs in April of 2015, using the RAGE engine. In order to measure the performance on this game, we ran the performance test of the game, measuring the framerate with FRAPS. We ran GTA V at Full HD, with all image quality set as “normal” and MSAA off.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.Core i7-8700K

On GTA V, the Core i7-8700K was 13% faster than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and performed similarly to the Core i7-7700K.

Hitman

Hitman is an action/stealth game, launched in March 2016, that uses a DirectX 12 compatible version of the Glacier 2 engine. To measure performance in this game, we ran the benchmark in it, measuring the framerate with FRAPS. We ran this game with DirectX 12 enabled, with image quality set as “high”.

The results below, in Full HD and 4K, are expressed in frames per second.Core i7-8700KOn Hitman, the Core i7-8700K was 41% faster than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and 9% slowe than the Core i7-7700K.

Rise of the Tomb Rider

Rise of the Tomb Rider is an adventure/action game launched in January of 2016, based on Foundation engine. In order to measure the performance using this game, we ran the benchmark included on it, using Full HD resolution and graphics quality set to “medium”.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.Core i7-8700KAlso on Rise of the Tomb Rider, the Core i7-8700K was 25% faster than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and performed similarly to the Core i7-7700K.