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Intel Core i7-3770K review

Intel Core i7-3770K - A Performance Analysis

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Overall rating 8/10
Performance:
8
Features:
8
Value:
8
THE GOOD
Relatively good performance
Power efficiency has improved
Easier to overclock
Integrated 16-lane PCIe 3.0 controller
THE BAD
No major architectural changes in CPU
Integrated graphics performance could be better


Results - Far Cry 2 & Battlefield Bad Company 2

Results - Far Cry 2 & Battlefield Bad Company 2

For these games, the resolution and game settings are not too taxing for our graphics card so that we can ascertain if there are any performance benefits with higher-end processors. The scores for Far Cry 2 point to mainstream processors as the winners with the Sandy Bridge-E CPUs lagging slightly behind. In the Battlefield benchmark, the CPUs were churning out the similar scores.