Reviewers Liked

  • Fastest desktop processors to date
  • Better power consumption than Skylake
  • Improved thermal performance
  • Overclocks very well
  • Better support for 4K streaming than on higher-end "Skylake X" CPUs

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Pricing may change when ThreadRipper arrives
  • Cannot maximise multi-GPU configurations
  • Similar performance to the Core i7-7700K, but on a pricier platform with costlier motherboards