Being one the most critical components in a PC, getting the best processor for gaming you can possibly afford is an absolute must if you ever want to take your build to the next level. The problem with this, though, is that since there are so many CPU’s on the market it can be difficult to figure out what CPU’s are the best for your build. Fortunately, for you, I’ve put together a list of CPU’s that all provide amazing value in their perspective price ranges that will definitely take your gaming experience to the next level. If you are looking for the best processors, then look no further because I have them all in this guide below.
Other Notable Budget Gaming Processors
Best Mid-Range Gaming Processor
Other Notable Mid-Range Gaming Processors
Best High-End Gaming Processor
Other Notable High-End Gaming Processors
As you can see by my list, all of these Gaming CPU’s aren’t the best you can buy and that’s because CPU’s have diminishing returns when it comes to gaming. There really is no need for an i7, which is why my high-end CPU’s aren’t outrageously priced. If you were going to be doing some super intense editing and other things then by all means feel free to get the super high-end processors, but this post is for gaming and what you see above is really all you could ever need. Other than that, all of these CPU’s will make awesome editions to their builds and will really allow you to game to your fullest potential.
I really would recommend you overclock these CPUs that can be overclocked (especially the budget ones) as it will offer much greater performance and it’s also relatively easy to do.
If you have any questions about this post or want to make sure that your motherboard is going to actually work for a certain CPU, just leave a comment below and I will personally help you figure that out. I’m here to help!