Last week AMD unveiled its latest “behemoth” CPU, the 64-core Threadripper 3990X. Linus Tech Tips, Youtube’s multi-million-subscribed technology channel, gave it a review, and then they were surprised to find that the CPU could run independently of the global “graphics killer” in 2007, “The Island Crisis”, without any GPUs.
First, the Threadripper 3900X (64 core, 128 thread, base 2.9GHz, overclocking after 4.GHz) is clearly not designed for ordinary players, and should be aimed at hardcore users in business or industry. The CPU costs about $4,000 (2w8 or so RMB), according to PCWorld.
But that doesn’t mean Threadripper 3900X can’t stretch in the game, and Linus Tech Tips’s review shows that The Island Crisis runs independently on the CPU as software, without integrated GPUs, stand-alone GPUs and no assistance. Although the effect is very general (every time a new geometry is loaded, it’s a card, but after all the materials are loaded, the game does slowly become smoother.
Many players in the review comments, said that AMD’s CPU, successfully put “can it run “graphics crisis”? “This classic problem of more than a decade ago has taken it to a new level and gives it modern significance.