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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best cpus.

The best CPUs for your needs depend on what you're doing with your computer. The most important thing to consider is the type of processor you need, which is dictated by the type of device you're buying it for. If you're getting a laptop, for example, you'll want an ultra-low-voltage CPU that will sip power and deliver good performance. If you're building a PC, on the other hand, you'll want a powerful CPU that can handle heavy workloads and has lots of cores to keep up with multiple applications. Browse the top-ranked list of best cpus below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. ASUS - Zenbook 14" 120Hz OLED Touch Laptop - EVO Intel 13 Gen Core i9 with 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForece RTX 3050 - 1TB SSD - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent machine by far the best laptop I have bought and Best Buy made it simple...Best priced laptop for the features on the market."

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    Put your mobile life on a rock-solid footing with the new Zenbook 14X OLED. This new eco-friendly thin-and-light laptop comes with a special Inkwell Gray color. Inside, there’s one of the latest 13th Gen Intel Core H-Series CPUs with 32 GB of fast LPDDR5 memory and a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. There’s also a bigger 14.5-inch 16:10 2.8K 120 Hz OLED HDR NanoEdge display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics, and a longer-lasting 70 Wh battery. Zenbook 14X OLED delivers more in every way.
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    "Excellent machine by far the best laptop I have bought and Best Buy made it simple...Best priced laptop for the features on the market."

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    Put your mobile life on a rock-solid footing with the new Zenbook 14X OLED. This new eco-friendly thin-and-light laptop comes with a special Inkwell Gray color. Inside, there’s one of the latest 13th Gen Intel Core H-Series CPUs with 32 GB of fast LPDDR5 memory and a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. There’s also a bigger 14.5-inch 16:10 2.8K 120 Hz OLED HDR NanoEdge display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics, and a longer-lasting 70 Wh battery. Zenbook 14X OLED delivers more in every way.
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  2. ASUS - ROG Flow X16 16" Gaming Laptop QHD - Intel 13th Gen Core i9 with 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 - 1TB SSD - Off Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Blows my 2021 g15 out of the water. I prefer AMD CPUs and was concerned about the switch to Intel and the affects on battery life. ...Best laptop I’ve used for design programs. Plenty of power and function across the board."

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC. The Intel Core i9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 240Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    "Blows my 2021 g15 out of the water. I prefer AMD CPUs and was concerned about the switch to Intel and the affects on battery life. ...Best laptop I’ve used for design programs. Plenty of power and function across the board."

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC. The Intel Core i9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 240Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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  3. CyberPowerPC - Gamer Supreme Gaming Desktop - AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D - 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER 12GB - 1TB SSD - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Best PC we've ever bought! it runs smooth and fast, really worth the price....This PC has one of the best CPUs out there and a fantastic GPU! Would buy again!"

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    Dominate virtual battlefields with this CyberPowerPC Gamer Supreme Liquid Cool gaming desktop computer. The 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 processor and 32GB of RAM support seamless multitasking, and the 1TB SSD provides fast start-ups and in-game load times. This CyberPowerPC Gamer Supreme Liquid Cool gaming desktop computer comes with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER graphics card for immersive, stutter-free action.
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    "Best PC we've ever bought! it runs smooth and fast, really worth the price....This PC has one of the best CPUs out there and a fantastic GPU! Would buy again!"

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    Dominate virtual battlefields with this CyberPowerPC Gamer Supreme Liquid Cool gaming desktop computer. The 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 processor and 32GB of RAM support seamless multitasking, and the 1TB SSD provides fast start-ups and in-game load times. This CyberPowerPC Gamer Supreme Liquid Cool gaming desktop computer comes with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER graphics card for immersive, stutter-free action.
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  4. ASUS - Zenbook Flip 14" OLED Touch Laptop - EVO Intel 13 Gen Core i5 with 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Foggy Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Best...Looks great, system is too fast, happy to buy, Thankyou best buy."

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    The versatile Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is everything you need for your busy on-the-go lifestyle. Its compact and elegant chassis now packs a bigger 14-inch 16:10 2.8K OLED HDR touchscreen with superb PANTONE Validated color-accurate visuals, and it supports a 4096-pressure-level MPP 2.0 stylus for natural input. Powered by the latest 13th Gen Intel Core CPUs, Zenbook 14 Flip OLED has a 75 Wh battery, and its lightweight chassis is just 15.9 mm thin, with a 360° any-position hinge for effortless versatility. There’s a powerful Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system for awesome audio and crystal-clear conferencing. Zenbook 14 Flip OLED gives you more power and more versatility.
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    "Best...Looks great, system is too fast, happy to buy, Thankyou best buy."

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    The versatile Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is everything you need for your busy on-the-go lifestyle. Its compact and elegant chassis now packs a bigger 14-inch 16:10 2.8K OLED HDR touchscreen with superb PANTONE Validated color-accurate visuals, and it supports a 4096-pressure-level MPP 2.0 stylus for natural input. Powered by the latest 13th Gen Intel Core CPUs, Zenbook 14 Flip OLED has a 75 Wh battery, and its lightweight chassis is just 15.9 mm thin, with a 360° any-position hinge for effortless versatility. There’s a powerful Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system for awesome audio and crystal-clear conferencing. Zenbook 14 Flip OLED gives you more power and more versatility.
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  5. HP OMEN - Transcend 14" 120Hz 2.8K OLED Gaming Laptop - Intel Core Ultra 9-185H - 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 - 1TB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This was my first Windows PC purchase in years, I've been a Mac guy for quite some time but was intrigued by Intel's new Ultra series CPUs. When paired with Nvidia's RTX4070 GPU, this thing screams. ...My Best Buy"

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    Get the One That Games! With an ultra thin and light all-metal chassis that feels as premium as it looks, longer and more efficient battery life with USB-C fast charge, new Intel Core Ultra processor with powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, and a 2.8K 120Hz OLED display that's as vibrant as it is fast.
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    "This was my first Windows PC purchase in years, I've been a Mac guy for quite some time but was intrigued by Intel's new Ultra series CPUs. When paired with Nvidia's RTX4070 GPU, this thing screams. ...My Best Buy"

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    Get the One That Games! With an ultra thin and light all-metal chassis that feels as premium as it looks, longer and more efficient battery life with USB-C fast charge, new Intel Core Ultra processor with powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics, and a 2.8K 120Hz OLED display that's as vibrant as it is fast.
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  6. ASUS - ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Gaming Laptop - 16” QHD Display - AMD Ryzen 9 with 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 - 1TB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This laptop is a beautiful piece of innovation and technology. You put all the best technology under the hood of this machine. This is my 4th ASUS portable computer. "

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    Expand your creative and gaming horizons with the groundbreaking Zephyrus Duo 16, which features a ROG ScreenPad, plus a secondary display and Mini LED main display that takes the Windows 11 Pro experience to new heights. Unleash peak power from the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 Series CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPU. Supremely portable with a high-capacity 90Wh battery, you can create, play, and stay productive anywhere.
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    "This laptop is a beautiful piece of innovation and technology. You put all the best technology under the hood of this machine. This is my 4th ASUS portable computer. "

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    Product Description

    Expand your creative and gaming horizons with the groundbreaking Zephyrus Duo 16, which features a ROG ScreenPad, plus a secondary display and Mini LED main display that takes the Windows 11 Pro experience to new heights. Unleash peak power from the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 Series CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPU. Supremely portable with a high-capacity 90Wh battery, you can create, play, and stay productive anywhere.
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  7. Dell - Inspiron 14 2-in-1 Touch Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5 Processor - AMD Radeon Graphics - 8 GB Memory - 512 GB SSD - Midnight Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "The laptop gets loud with down-facing speakers. Not the best but certainly not the worst. More than fine for watching videos. ...The SSD performed the best out of all the benchmark I ran, and it was noticeable throughout normal use. "

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    Meet your lifestyle needs in any mode wherever you go
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    "The laptop gets loud with down-facing speakers. Not the best but certainly not the worst. More than fine for watching videos. ...The SSD performed the best out of all the benchmark I ran, and it was noticeable throughout normal use. "

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    Meet your lifestyle needs in any mode wherever you go
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  8. HP OMEN - 25L Gaming Desktop - AMD Ryzen 5 5600G - 16GB Memory - AMD Radeon RX 7600 - 1TB SSD - Shadow Black - Front_Zoom
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    "There are several other AMD CPUs available in the same lineage, without integrated graphics (for example, the Ryzen 5 5600), at similar OEM pricing that would have yielded better performance overall due to some changes in specifications. ...For the moment, my monitor is not the best, but will be fixing that in the new year. Computer has no built in sound, so external speakers are necessary. "

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    Behold your new best friend, your partner in play, your compadre in competition. The OMEN 25L Desktop PC packs an AMD Ryzen processor with a dazzling AMD Radeon graphics card, so you can play on your level and look good while you're doing it.
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    "There are several other AMD CPUs available in the same lineage, without integrated graphics (for example, the Ryzen 5 5600), at similar OEM pricing that would have yielded better performance overall due to some changes in specifications. ...For the moment, my monitor is not the best, but will be fixing that in the new year. Computer has no built in sound, so external speakers are necessary. "

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    Behold your new best friend, your partner in play, your compadre in competition. The OMEN 25L Desktop PC packs an AMD Ryzen processor with a dazzling AMD Radeon graphics card, so you can play on your level and look good while you're doing it.
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  9. ASUS - ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Gaming Laptop - 16” QHD Display - AMD Ryzen 9 with 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 - 2TB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best laptop out there...Best laptop I ever had...220w total TGP but the same in game performance compare to Rog STRIX G18 4090.Best laptop I ever seen."

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    Product Description

    Expand your creative and gaming horizons with the groundbreaking Zephyrus Duo 16, which features a ROG ScreenPad, plus a secondary display and Mini LED main display that takes the Windows 11 Pro experience to new heights. Unleash peak power from the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 Series CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPU. Supremely portable with a high-capacity 90Wh battery, you can create, play, and stay productive anywhere.
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    "Best laptop out there...Best laptop I ever had...220w total TGP but the same in game performance compare to Rog STRIX G18 4090.Best laptop I ever seen."

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    Product Description

    Expand your creative and gaming horizons with the groundbreaking Zephyrus Duo 16, which features a ROG ScreenPad, plus a secondary display and Mini LED main display that takes the Windows 11 Pro experience to new heights. Unleash peak power from the latest AMD Ryzen 7000 Series CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series GPU. Supremely portable with a high-capacity 90Wh battery, you can create, play, and stay productive anywhere.
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  10. ASUS - Zenbook 14 OLED 14” WUXGA Touch Laptop, Intel Core Ultra 5 - Intel Evo Edition - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Jasper Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "I am 100% satisfied with my purchase (ASUS - Zenbook 14 OLED 14” WUXGA Touch Laptop, Intel Core Ultra 5 - Intel Evo Edition - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Jasper Gray) from Best Buy!...One of its most efficient CPUs ever makes for great fun. The chassis feels good with almost no flex. "

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    Wherever you need to go, our remarkably sleek Zenbook 14 OLED is there with you — the ultimate ultraportable laptop that takes sophistication to a whole new level. Discover new heights for speed and efficiency with the top-tier Intel Core Ultra 5 processor—taking you seamlessly from day to night on its all-day 75Wh battery. Immerse your senses on a gorgeous 14" ASUS Lumina OLED touchscreen and powerful new Super-linear speakers tuned by Harman Kardon.
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    "I am 100% satisfied with my purchase (ASUS - Zenbook 14 OLED 14” WUXGA Touch Laptop, Intel Core Ultra 5 - Intel Evo Edition - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Jasper Gray) from Best Buy!...One of its most efficient CPUs ever makes for great fun. The chassis feels good with almost no flex. "

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    Wherever you need to go, our remarkably sleek Zenbook 14 OLED is there with you — the ultimate ultraportable laptop that takes sophistication to a whole new level. Discover new heights for speed and efficiency with the top-tier Intel Core Ultra 5 processor—taking you seamlessly from day to night on its all-day 75Wh battery. Immerse your senses on a gorgeous 14" ASUS Lumina OLED touchscreen and powerful new Super-linear speakers tuned by Harman Kardon.
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