Best AMD CPU for gaming (£200) Tags: CPUs AMD Last response: March 1, 2013 11:15 PM in CPUs Share TeamSignal March 1, 2013 10:01:55 PM My friend is buying a new CPU. He wants to spend around £150 - £200 on it and it has to be AMD so he doesn't have to buy a new mobo. It will be used for playing the latest games preferably on max . (Crysis 3 ect) Which should he get? Mobo - MSI 760GM-P21 (FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard GPU - GTX 670 FTW Also, what cooler should he get for overclocking? (Around £40) More about : amd cpu gaming 200 djangoringo a b à CPUs March 1, 2013 10:06:25 PM That motherboard isn't good for overclocking, it has low power phases and no vrm cooling, see here for details : http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-... (look for that model) The FX-6300 will do as for the amd cpu. m 0 l 902 March 1, 2013 10:22:45 PM the fx 8350 is £150 and it's the best cpu from amd, that being said, the 6300 is still great too the hyper 212 evo is what most buy for air coolers it's around £30 m 0 l Related resources Best CPU for around $200 for a gaming rig? Intel or AMD? - Forum Best amd processor for gaming under 200$ - Forum Best Mobo/CPU for gaming under $200? - Forum best sub $200 cpu and mobo for gaming? - Forum Best gaming intel core cpu for under 200? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer stickmansam a b à CPUs a b À AMD March 1, 2013 10:58:07 PM Yeah get the 212 EVO but I wouldn't want to OC on that board You can get the FX6300 or the FX8350, the 8350 will do better but at a cost m 0 l djangoringo a b à CPUs March 1, 2013 11:06:34 PM Also worth mention that motherboard only supports cpus up to 95W tdp : http://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=166205.0 m 0 l stickmansam a b à CPUs a b À AMD March 1, 2013 11:15:11 PM ^ gg then for the FX 8350 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedbest Gaming cpu Sub 200$ Forum SolvedWhich CPU is the best for my spec for gaming use (budget : $200-250) Forum SolvedBest CPU for intensive gaming under $200? Forum SolvedBest ~$200 CPU for Gaming? Forum Best Budget CPU/motherboard 200$ combo for gaming? Forum SolvedCheapest but best amd cpu for gaming Forum What is the best gaming CPU under $200? Forum Best 200$ cpu+mobo for gaming? Forum Best gaming CPU for 200$ or under? Forum Solvedbest amd CPU for gaming Forum Best CPU for gaming under $200? Forum What is the best cpu below $200 fro gaming like call of duty mw2 ,mw3 and stuf Forum SolvedBest AMD CPU for gaming Forum SolvedBest Budget CPU + Mobo Combination for ~$200 Forum SolvedBest AMD Budget CPU for gaming and multitasking Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !