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 b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:02:30 PM Best CPU for what?, gaming? maui67 a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:08:14 PM Here ya go: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ibm-mainframe-server-z... $75,000.00...you said money didn't matter =) Related resources Best CPU water Block - Forum Best AMD CPU for gaming (£200) - Forum Best cooling solution ( CPU ) - Forum Best quality AMD gaming CPU 's - Forum Best Cpu for the money - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Regor245 August 29, 2012 6:09:03 PM Just get an i5-3570K and a High End GPU. You don't need the most expensive CPU like the 3960X or 990X. Core 2 Duo's/Quads are still powerful enough to run the latest games. Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:13:03 PM Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 mesab66 August 29, 2012 6:30:04 PM Simple.......rather than relying on our one-liners (as good as they always are, etc, etc) for so much money.......why not browse 10 reputable websites & buy the 'most expensive'. ....though, maui67's choice does seem very tempting jay_nar2012 a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:33:56 PM A lot better. silverstarmg August 29, 2012 8:34:53 PM Anonymous said:Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 And this is better than the i7-990x? Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:38:18 PM silverstarmg said:And this is better than the i7-990x? yes, you can check out the benchmark comparison link. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumBest 200$ cpu +mobo for gaming? ForumWhich is the best cpu ForumBest CPU +MOBO+GPU for 375$(maybe 400$) ForumBest CPU for ESXI? ForumBuilding new computer, which i5 or i7 cpu is best ? ForumCPU upgrade (older AMD)- my best option? ForumWhat is the best CPU to use to run ESXi environment? ForumBest $100-$150 CPU ? ForumIs this CPU the best ... yes it is! ForumIs the i5-3470 the best CPU under $200? ForumBest GPU + CPU combo ? ForumHelp choosing best CPU for my motherboard? ForumBest way to remove a CPU backplate? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !