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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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 i9-9940X

Intel Core i9-9940X review
$879.95 (Save $325)
Intel
100% Rating
14 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