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... $75,000.00...you said money didn't matter =) m 0 l Related resources Best CPU for this system? - Forum Which CPU for best performance on Dolphin ? - Forum best cpu cooler under 50$ - Forum Best CPU & MOTHERBOARD under $330 - Forum Best Intel CPU's for gaming (under $200) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Regor245 August 29, 2012 6:09:03 PM Just get an i5-3570K and a High End GPU. You don't need the most expensive CPU like the 3960X or 990X. Core 2 Duo's/Quads are still powerful enough to run the latest games. m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:13:03 PM Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 m 0 l mesab66 a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 6:30:04 PM Simple.......rather than relying on our one-liners (as good as they always are, etc, etc) for so much money.......why not browse 10 reputable websites & buy the 'most expensive'. ....though, maui67's choice does seem very tempting m 0 l jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:33:56 PM A lot better. m 0 l silverstarmg August 29, 2012 8:34:53 PM Anonymous said:Intel Core i7 3960X http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/444?vs=443 And this is better than the i7-990x? m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs August 29, 2012 8:38:18 PM silverstarmg said:And this is better than the i7-990x? yes, you can check out the benchmark comparison link. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat's the Best Aftermarket CPU fan for the Intel Core i7-4770K? Forum SolvedWhat is best motherboard for CPU & GPU picked out Forum Solvedwhat is the best cpu for MAXIMUS VI HERO Forum SolvedBest GTX 760 and motherboard to use with this CPU Forum SolvedBest gaming CPU stats Forum Solvedbest combination cpu and mobo Forum SolvedBest CPU/ APU right now? Forum SolvedBest air CPU cooler for £1400 gaming pc? (i5 3570k) Forum SolvedBest AMD CPU for CPU Intensive Games? Forum SolvedBest CPU heat sink for mild overclocks that isn't too loud Forum SolvedBest CPU, RAM for Asus P5G41-M LE? Forum SolvedWhat CPU would be best for my system? Forum SolvedBest CPU match with the GTX 560 TI ??? Forum SolvedWhat's the best <200$ gaming CPU? Forum SolvedGTX 750 ti stormx dual best compatible AMD CPU, Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !