Are you currently building your very own desktop PC that will run triple-A games with no problems what so ever? Are you currently unsatisfied with your old CPU and wish to upgrade to the highest standards? Well, fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of the best Intel/AMD CPU’s for gaming in 2019.
The list features units from both manufacturers, but the list is created for the sole purpose of giving you the maximum performances while gaming.
1. The Best Gaming CPU of 2019 – AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD made a huge boom in the CPU market when they released their Ryzen 3rd generation CPU’s. These processors are capable of competing with Intel’s I9 series, but the beauty is that they come much cheaper.
Introducing Ryzen 7 2700X, a powerful 8 core, 16 threads processor with a base clock of 3,7 GHz that can be overclocked to 4,3 GHz. It has an L3 cache of 16 MB and a TDP of 105W that allows gamers a dramatic performance improvement.
We mentioned that AMD delivers great performance at a reasonable price. This is why the Ryzen 7 2700X holds the number 1 spot. You can this processor for no less than $300!
Gamingcups.com has hit the nail on the head with this one, stating that this unit is the most reasonable CPU you’ll ever buy. So if you’re looking for an excellent CPU that delivering excellent gaming performances, then look no further than the Ryzen 7 2700X.
2. Best High-End CPU of 2019 (Regardless of Price) – Intel Core i9-9900K
This CPU from Intel screams RAW POWER! The unit is jam-packed with 8 cores than deliver a base clock of 3,6GHz that can be overclocked to 5GHz. This unit delivers insane performances and is Intel’s most valuable unit ever made. The beauty of this unit is that it consumes no more than 95W of power, which is very low compared to most AMD CPU’s. The only downside of this magnificent processor is the price. This unit is valued at a whopping $500! That’s almost $200 less than the Ryzen 7 2700X. So if you have the money to spend without feeling sorry for yourself, Intel’s i9-9900K is the processor for you.
3. Best Mid-Range CPU of 2019 – AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Yet another processor from the Santa Clara manufacturer, the Ryzen 5 2600X is a 6 cored 12 threads beast with a base clock of 3,6 GHz that can be overclocked to 4,3 GHz. Unlike its compatriot, the Ryzen 7 2700X, this unit has low power consumption at 95W. The Ryzen 5 2600X deliver better performances than Intel’s i5-8600K, and you also get a stunning RBG CPU cooler included in the price. And that puts us nicely to one of the best features of this unit, the price. Ryzen 5 2600X is valued at no more than $200! The price of this unit compared to the performances make this unit a must-have for anyone that’s looking into the mid to high range of CPU’s.
4. Best Entry Level CPU – Ryzen 3 2200G
With FHD capabilities and 1080p gaming, Ryzen 3 2200G is the CPU for you if you’re on a tight budget. Believe us when we say this, the Ryzen 3 2200G is a very affordable unit that has 4 cores 4 threads with a base clock of 3,5 GHz with overclocking capabilities to 3,7 GHz. This unit might not seem impressive, but we’ve tested it on Overwatch’s 4 K Ultra-HD resolutions on Epic settings, and it ran just fine. So, if you’re looking for a budget buy, the Ryzen 3 2200G is available for no less than $100.