Compare CPU: Best CPU for gaming 2021

What is the best processor for gaming?

CPU buyers guide

If you want a cheap processor at a low price, then we track the top deals, sales, Prime offers and biggest discounts on Amazon to find the best budget gaming CPU for the money.


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Min = game will run
Rec = game will run well
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Halo Infinite
  • Battlefield 2042
  • GTA 5
  • Valorant
  • Age of Empires 4
  • Warzone
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Farming Simulator 22
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Elden Ring
  • Fortnite
  • Minecraft
  • GTA Trilogy
  • Genshin Impact
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • FIFA 22
  • Apex Legends
  • New World
  • Icarus

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X review
Available with Prime Delivery
$415 (Save $70)
AMD
100% Rating
12 cores
Min Rec

Intel Core i9-9980XE

Intel Core i9-9980XE review
Available with Prime Delivery
$1899.99 (Save $94)
Intel
100% Rating
18 cores
Min Rec

Intel Core i9-9960X

Intel Core i9-9960X review
Available with Prime Delivery
$1599.99 (Save $95)
Intel
100% Rating
16 cores
Min Rec

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT review
Available with Prime Delivery
$476 (Save $23)
AMD
100% Rating
12 cores
Min Rec