Warhammer, Mirror's Edge, F1 2016, Deus Ex

Oddly here is another game where the 7800X is much slower than the 7700K and yet overclocking doesn't help close the margin. I can't really explain why that is, maybe one of you has a theory. The 7700K doesn't gain any extra performance either but I would have just assumed at this point we were running into a GPU bottleneck.

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is another game that's primarily GPU bound, at least using the ultra quality settings at 1080p with a GTX 1080 Ti. So not much else to say here other than the fact that both CPUs enabled exceptional performance.

F1 2016 is often found giving low to mid-range CPUs a really hard time and while it can take advantage of a 6-core CPU, the 7700K is just so fast as it is, the 7800X isn't able to capitalize.

I would expect Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to throw up results that look GPU limited, but surprisingly the 7700K is noticeably faster, especially when looking at the minimums. Overclocked it still offered 7% more performance than the 7800X.