The competitors in processors between Intel and Advanced Micro Devices heats up right this moment as Intel launches its S-Series household of microprocessors focused at gaming machines.

AMD has Intel beat on core counts with 16 cores and 32 threads, whereas Intel’s newest processors have 10 cores and 20 threads. But Intel’s processors are clocked larger at as much as 5.3GHz, in contrast with AMD’s at 4.7GHz.

That’s a close competition and much closer than AMD has ever been earlier than. But Intel claims it now has the sting over AMD with its turbo-boost frequency that reaches as much as 5.three GHz. Of course, which means that in some circumstances with multithreaded video games, AMD will do higher, and Intel may do higher with single-threaded video games. Intel claims that the majority video games and purposes nonetheless rely on high-frequency cores, and so sooner clock speeds will result in higher framerates.

Intel stated that Sega’s Total War: Three Kingdoms dynasty mode has been optimized for the brand new Intel processor. As a consequence, gamers will see as many as six instances extra troopers onscreen at a time. That’s ought to make the graphics quite a bit prettier. Sega’s Creative Assembly developed the dynasty mode in partnership with Intel so gamers can battle off waves of attackers.

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Meanwhile, Intel says {that a} function dubbed Software Masked Occlusion Culling can faucet higher CPU assets to get rid of culling artifacts from Remnant: From the Ashes.

Intel has added some new overclocking options as effectively. Intel stated that its processor can run PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds 10% sooner in frames per second in comparison with its earlier technology of chips, and 63% sooner than a three-year-old PC.