The Best CPU for Gaming

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These days it seems like any time there’s a discussion about building a new gaming rig, the conversation inevitably turns toward graphics cards (and how expensive they’ve become). While the GPU is certainly an important part of any modern PC build, they are easy to swap out, whereas a CPU upgrade is a long-term decision since it’s usually years between upgrades, and you usually upgrade your motherboard at the same time. Your GPU selection is still the all-important one and a non-ideal CPU choice is unlikely to majorly bottleneck you, but it’s still a choice you want to get right.

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