Looking for best CPU for Excel calculations... Tags: CPUs Excel Product Last response: September 21, 2009 12:24 AM in CPUs Share jcb6969 September 20, 2009 9:13:08 PM Our investment department runs simulations on Excel. No disk Activity, pegged CPU. I need to spec new PCs for them. What are the top CPUs for this? What TH benchmark is the best to go by? More about : cpu excel calculations jimishtar a b à CPUs September 20, 2009 9:39:54 PM it will definitely be intel, thats for sure. obsidian86 a b à CPUs September 20, 2009 9:47:57 PM i7 (1366) or wait for i9 next yr Related resources Look for best processor/graphic card for demanding engineering calculations. XEON?? - Forum Hardware for high-volume excel calculations - Forum Best CPU for Excel 2003 - Forum Looking for the best Motherboard Cpu match for my system - Forum Looking for best mid-budget CPU for multi-tasking - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer o1die a c 159 à CPUs September 20, 2009 11:00:36 PM Frys has the core i7 870 for $549 in today's ad. I can't wait for mid October, when they may offer closeout Intel cpus for about half their original price. They've done this for years, but I don't know if they will repeat it again this year. xaira a b à CPUs September 20, 2009 11:38:29 PM http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1073/6/ sminlal a b à CPUs September 21, 2009 12:24:26 AM To take advantage of the multicore CPUs that these posters are recommending you have to be running Excel 2007 and configure it to use multiple threads as described at this MSDN web page. And here's a blogger with some information on how Excel performs in a multithreaded environment. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking for the best LGA1156 CPU for gaming? Forum Solvedlooking for a mobo,cpu and gpu for best compatibility Forum SolvedCPU for excel 2010 64bit Forum SolvedLooking for the best CPU in my price range Forum SolvedLooking for the best Cpu for a low end work station. Forum Looking to upgrade CPU, cant decide what my best option is. Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade to best possible GPU (based on my PSU/CPU/Specs) Forum Looking to see which Cpu Cooler is best Forum Best CPU Cooler? Looking for diverse opinions. Forum SolvedI am looking for the best mobo and cpu for under $175 Forum looking for a best performance CPU for 3ds max & maya sofwares Forum How can I restore an excel document to an earlier date as it looks like the file was saved in error with a lot of the informat Forum looking for excel file Forum SolvedWhat CPU/Motherboard combination looks the very best for overall gaming? Forum SolvedIs there any way to calculate the likely gaming performance of a specific CPU+GPU combination? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !