Solved CPU in new system Tags: Homebuilt Gaming CPUs CAD Systems Product Last response: March 2, 2013 12:53 PM in Systems Share Jgatewood March 2, 2013 3:38:38 AM What could be considered the best CPU out there for gaming and CAD programs? Just thinking over my options for a build I plan to do over the summer. Thanks! More about : cpu system Best solution djangoringo a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 2, 2013 3:44:04 AM The i7-3770(k) will be good for both, but for the summer, you might just look for the haswell i7(i7-4770), since it's expected to be released the new intel haswell cpus somewhere around June. http://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-haswell-cpu-proc... http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Intel-Haswell-Ivy-Brid... Share stickmansam a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 2, 2013 4:07:48 AM ^ The Xeon E3's are cheaper than the i7 3770 and can offer all the same performance 1230v2, 100mhz slower, mroe cache, no IGPU, $55 cheaper http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637e31230v2 1240v2, same speed, more cache, no IGPU, $30 cheaper http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637e31240v2 1245v2, same speed, more cache, with IGPU, $15 cheaper http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637e31245v2 i7 3770, most expensive, less cache, only 100mhz faster than 1230v2 and cheaper option also has IGPU http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637i73770 m 0 l Related resources Amd or Intel Cpu for new gaming system - Forum New to video editing (HD "GoPro" type stuff).....need CPU / System advice - Forum System won't boot (or post) with new cpu - Forum High CPU Temperature on New System - Forum New system build cpu gets to 90 degress - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer djangoringo a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 2, 2013 4:10:33 AM It won't matter much since for summer(June)there will be the haswell cpus. m 0 l stickmansam a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b à CPUs March 2, 2013 4:12:39 AM Depends how much haswell changes things, see shall see m 0 l Jgatewood March 2, 2013 12:53:48 PM Best answer selected by Jgatewood. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Tried installing new cpu fan and now Cpu and Gpu fans wont run system wont boot. Forum SolvedNew Dual-CPU Xeon System: What type of memory? Forum Solveddo i need a system fan for my new cpu? Forum SolvedBuilding new system, gtx 760/70/80 or ati alternative? CPU? Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading my old system, need new cpu/mobo Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading my old system, need new cpu/mobo Forum Current System Upgrade to new CPU and Motherboard. Looking for advice Forum SolvedBuilding a new system soon, need help choosing a CPU Forum SolvedIt's a new AMD FX 8320 3.5GHz system and the CPU temperature is above 75c Forum SolvedNo Post System New CPU Budget Help Forum SolvedCPU FAN ERROR" on a New Built AMD System. Forum SolvedSystem Upgrade -- New CPU+Mobo Forum New cpu, no boot (system beeps) Forum Old system died & had to get new mobo, CPU & RAM: use GTX460 or integrated graphics? Forum New system build, motherboard showing an error code for an incorrectly installed CPU Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !