CPU recommendation? Tags: CPUs Gaming Processors Product Last response: November 20, 2012 7:33 PM in CPUs Share Blythe November 20, 2012 10:34:03 AM Hi, please could someone help me to find the best processor out there for gaming, i have a budget of around $180 i can go a little bit higher. Thanks in advance, and sorry about the noob question More about : cpu recommendation vinaykumar5320 a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming November 20, 2012 11:38:23 AM Extend your budget around 40$ more and there you have it, Intel i5 3570k, The King of Gaming CPUs. Pair it up with a good Z77 Mobo (preferably ASUS) and at least HD 7770 GPU. And, let the game begin. boyabunda November 20, 2012 11:49:36 AM Core i5-3470 ($184.99): http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637i53470 Related resources HTPC Recommendation: CPU-MoBo-Memory combination (Intel Haswell) - Forum New CPU recommendation - Forum CPU cooling recommendation - Forum 8 pin cpu power connector problem , psu recommendation and psu advise ( uprading my old pc ) - Forum New CPU Fan FM2, Recommendation? Please! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer djangoringo a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming November 20, 2012 11:50:40 AM What is the socket ? it is really hard without knowing the mobo...and other parts. rgd1101 a c 94 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming November 20, 2012 11:52:04 AM just the processor? don't need a motherboard, RAM, SSD/HD, video card or anything else? Blythe November 20, 2012 7:33:20 PM I am just looking for a decent processor really as i can buy the mobo around that as i have built systems but not high end gaming ones Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCPU recommendation Temp over Perf Forum SolvedCPU cooler recommendation? Forum SolvedCPU and MOBO recommendation please (I RESEARCHED!) Forum SolvedAlready Have Case, PSU and Card, Need MOBO and CPU Recommendation, Radeon 7870 System Forum SolvedCPU recommendation for motherboard Forum SolvedRecommendation for a CPU heat-sink Forum Cooling System Recommendation/Help + CPU question! Forum SolvedRecommendation for CPU,GPU and MOB Forum Recommendation on currently available AM3+ FX series CPU cooler Forum File Server CPU recommendation Forum CPU cooler Liquid/Air Recommendation AMD FX 8350 with stock cooler Forum Need recommendation for CPU Forum SolvedCPU Recommendation Forum Gaming CPU recommendation Forum Getting new Intel motherboard, need CPU recommendation, or stick with AMD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !