Best CPU? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Intel Last response: August 29, 2012 8:38 PM in CPUs Share silverstarmg August 29, 2012 6:01:36 PM Best CPU I can buy. Money doesn't matter, so I don't need a cheaper option. Looking at: Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition More about : cpu jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:02:30 PM Best CPU for what?, gaming? m 0 l maui67 a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:08:14 PM Here ya go: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ibm-mainframe-server-z... $75,000.00...you said money didn't matter =) m 0 l Related resources what CPU upgrade fits my system best. - Forum best cpu/gpu oc software and stress test software - Forum best low budget cpu for asus gtx 750 ti 2gb oc... - Forum whats the best cpu for gaming - Forum what is the best gaming motherboard ( For Price) if i plan on using an 8-core AMD CPU? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Regor245 August 29, 2012 6:09:03 PM Just get an i5-3570K and a High End GPU. You don't need the most expensive CPU like the 3960X or 990X. Core 2 Duo's/Quads are still powerful enough to run the latest games. m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:13:03 PM Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 m 0 l mesab66 August 29, 2012 6:30:04 PM Simple.......rather than relying on our one-liners (as good as they always are, etc, etc) for so much money.......why not browse 10 reputable websites & buy the 'most expensive'. ....though, maui67's choice does seem very tempting m 0 l jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:33:56 PM A lot better. m 0 l silverstarmg August 29, 2012 8:34:53 PM Anonymous said:Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 And this is better than the i7-990x? m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:38:18 PM silverstarmg said:And this is better than the i7-990x? yes, you can check out the benchmark comparison link. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat CPU (That I picked) is best for gaming? Does speed really matter if the CPU has more Cores? Forum SolvedBest Closed Loop CPU Cooler? Forum SolvedBest Radiator Length For CPU Water Cooling? Forum SolvedBest CPU Cooler for FX 6300 That's Easy to Install Forum SolvedBest FPS and GPU/CPU Temperature Monitor program Forum SolvedBest Motherboard/CPU combo for the money Forum SolvedMSI GTX 760 best cpu Forum SolvedI'm looking for the best air CPU cooler that won't interfere with my 4 55mm tall RAM sticks. Forum SolvedOverall best Closed Loop 240mm cpu cooler Forum SolvedBest CPU For minecraft, multitasking, rendering Forum SolvedCurrent best gaming CPU sub 220 bucks Forum SolvedBest CPU to not bottleneck Tri SLI GTX 780 Forum SolvedBest CPU for £100 Forum SolvedBest Intel CPU for under $350 Forum SolvedBest i5 CPU Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !