Compare CPU: Best CPU for gaming 2024

What is the best processor for gaming?

Amazon US prices updated Tuesday 12:00am GMT.

CPU buyers guide

If you want a cheap processor at a low price, then we track the top deals to find the best budget gaming CPU for the money.

Min = game will run
Rec = game will run well
  • Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTORS CUT
  • GTA 5
  • HELLDIVERS 2
  • Valorant
  • Manor Lords
  • Fortnite
  • Baldur's Gate 3
  • CS2
  • Fallout 4
  • Elden Ring
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Minecraft
  • Palworld
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
  • Apex Legends
  • Fallout 76
  • Hogwarts Legacy
  • Roblox

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D review
Check latest prices
AMD
16 cores
Min Rec
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X review
Check latest prices
AMD
16 cores
Min Rec
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon

Intel Core i7-13700KF

Intel Core i7-13700KF review
Check latest prices
Intel
16 cores
Min Rec
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon

Intel Core i7-13700K

Intel Core i7-13700K review
Check latest prices
Intel
16 cores
Min Rec
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon
Check icon Check icon