We have one more gaming test to include before moving on to bigger and better things. This test is a simple scripted one that spits out an FPS average, because there are only so many hours in the day.
Civ V will run this benchmark in two ways, either while using the graphics card to draw everything on the screen, just as it would during a game, or entirely in software, without bothering with rendering, as a pure CPU performance test. Oddly enough, the 3770K comes out the clear winner in the conventional game test, but the six-core 3960X easily takes the top spot without the pesky graphics card getting in the way.
|Core M-based Compute Stick coming early next year||4|
|Republic of Gamers laptops power up with Skylake CPUs||0|
|MSI infuses its gaming laptops with Skylake CPUs||1|
|H170 and B150 chipsets arrive on Asus' mainstream Skylake mobos||10|
|Tuesday Night Shortbread||14|
|The Skylake Core i3-6320 is the gamer's new best friend||56|
|Intel: No plans for a socketed Skylake with eDRAM||42|
|Moto X Pure Edition pre-orders begin September 2||16|
|Beta-test the Force in Star Wars Battlefront this October||14|
|auxy, give SSK back his login!||+48|