Intel has work to do in 2018: AMD is strong at the low end and the Core i7-8700K is bettered by Ryzen 7 in some benchmarks despite costing a lot a more.
2018 looks set for more CPU battles with AMD refining its Ryzen CPUs and Zen core and Intel posed to release low-end chipsets and eight-core mainstream CPUs.
AMD and Intel's flagships are now available, and the world has seen the numbers. Who has come off best?
Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs are nearly upon us and, if the rumours are true, so are its first mainstream core boosts in a decade.
If six-core Intel CPUs do appear in 2017, what impact will this have on AMD and the CPU market as a whole?