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If you're a gamer, video editor or other power user who needs a processor that can handle the most demanding tasks with ease, you're in the right place. Browse the top-ranked list of fast processors below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Intel - Core i9-10900K 10th Generation 10-core - 20-Thread - 3.7 GHz (5.3 GHz Turbo) Socket LGA1200 Unlocked Desktop Processor - Front_Zoom
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    "Fantastic Processor For Gaming And Personal PC Use...Wow, what a difference is speed, smoothness, and quick booting up time! Intel is known for being the better processors for gaming and this processor does not let you down. ...As fast as it gets!...This processor is as fast as it gets currently for Intel processors!"

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    Boost the performance of your desktop computer with this Intel Core i9-10900K processor. The 3.7GHz base speed provides rapid clocking, while 20MB of L3 cache queues commands quickly for swift task execution. This Intel Core i9-10900K processor has 10 cores with 20 threads for seamless multitasking, and AES support allows easy encryption and decryption.
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    "Fantastic Processor For Gaming And Personal PC Use...Wow, what a difference is speed, smoothness, and quick booting up time! Intel is known for being the better processors for gaming and this processor does not let you down. ...As fast as it gets!...This processor is as fast as it gets currently for Intel processors!"

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    Boost the performance of your desktop computer with this Intel Core i9-10900K processor. The 3.7GHz base speed provides rapid clocking, while 20MB of L3 cache queues commands quickly for swift task execution. This Intel Core i9-10900K processor has 10 cores with 20 threads for seamless multitasking, and AES support allows easy encryption and decryption.
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    Your price for this item is $409.99
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  2. AMD - Ryzen 5 5600 3.5 GHz Six-Core AM4 Processor - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Easy purchase. So much processor for the price....I didn't need a new processor but for the combo deal of a free copy of Uncharted 4 and its recently lowered price I had to jump on the deal...Great value and very fast processor, easy to install as well"

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    Designed for socket AM4 motherboards using the powerful Zen 3 architecture, the 7nm 5th generation Ryzen processor offers significantly improved performance compared to its predecessor. With a base clock speed of 3.5 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.4 GHz in addition to 32MB of L3 Cache, the Ryzen 5 5600 is built to deliver the power needed to smoothly handle tasks ranging from content creation to immersive gaming experiences. You can boost performance further by overclocking this unlocked processor. Other features include support for PCIe Gen 4 technology and 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM with compatible motherboards. This processor has a 65W TDP (Thermal Design Power) and includes a Wraith Stealth cooling solution. Please note that it does not have an integrated GPU, so a dedicated graphics card is required.
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    "Easy purchase. So much processor for the price....I didn't need a new processor but for the combo deal of a free copy of Uncharted 4 and its recently lowered price I had to jump on the deal...Great value and very fast processor, easy to install as well"

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    Designed for socket AM4 motherboards using the powerful Zen 3 architecture, the 7nm 5th generation Ryzen processor offers significantly improved performance compared to its predecessor. With a base clock speed of 3.5 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.4 GHz in addition to 32MB of L3 Cache, the Ryzen 5 5600 is built to deliver the power needed to smoothly handle tasks ranging from content creation to immersive gaming experiences. You can boost performance further by overclocking this unlocked processor. Other features include support for PCIe Gen 4 technology and 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM with compatible motherboards. This processor has a 65W TDP (Thermal Design Power) and includes a Wraith Stealth cooling solution. Please note that it does not have an integrated GPU, so a dedicated graphics card is required.
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    Your price for this item is $149.00
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  3. Intel - Core i9-13900KF 13th Gen 24 cores 8 P-cores + 16 E-cores 36M Cache, 3 to 5.8 GHz LGA1700 Unlocked Desktop Processor - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent, super fast CPU...Super fast solid processor. Was delivered quickly and works like a charm....Great Gaming Processor...Temps went up a little when idling. Noticed a little speed increase. Was a good upgrade."

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    13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900KF desktop processor, without processor graphics. Featuring Intel Adaptive Boost Technology, Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, and PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i9 desktop processors are optimized for enthusiast gamers and serious creators and help deliver high performance. Discrete graphics required. Thermal solution NOT included in the box. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    "Excellent, super fast CPU...Super fast solid processor. Was delivered quickly and works like a charm....Great Gaming Processor...Temps went up a little when idling. Noticed a little speed increase. Was a good upgrade."

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    13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900KF desktop processor, without processor graphics. Featuring Intel Adaptive Boost Technology, Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, and PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i9 desktop processors are optimized for enthusiast gamers and serious creators and help deliver high performance. Discrete graphics required. Thermal solution NOT included in the box. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    Your price for this item is $659.99
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  4. AMD - Ryzen 9 7900X 12-core - 24-Thread 4.7 GHz (5.6 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM5 Desktop Processor - Silver - Alt_View_Zoom_11
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    "Fast...Smoking fast processor, great value at $80 off retail price...Super Fast...I match this processor with a 64GB DDR 5 AMD optimized memory and its blazing fast . "

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    The insanely powerful gaming and streaming desktop processor, get the competitive edge with the ultimate enthusiast processor for gamers, for creators, for everyone.
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    "Fast...Smoking fast processor, great value at $80 off retail price...Super Fast...I match this processor with a 64GB DDR 5 AMD optimized memory and its blazing fast . "

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    The insanely powerful gaming and streaming desktop processor, get the competitive edge with the ultimate enthusiast processor for gamers, for creators, for everyone.
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    Your price for this item is $449.99
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  5. AMD - Ryzen 7 7700X 8-core - 16-Thread 4.5GHz (5.4 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM5 Desktop Processor - Silver - Alt_View_Zoom_11
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    "Fantastic speed...The new generation of processors are absolute behemoths. I upgraded from an i7-7700k, and I couldn't be happier! ...Fast...Fast processor plays my games very well. Pair with good cooler"

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    The dominant 8-core gaming desktop processor, whatever the setting, whatever the resolution, lead your team to victory with the top 8-core AMD gaming processor.
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    "Fantastic speed...The new generation of processors are absolute behemoths. I upgraded from an i7-7700k, and I couldn't be happier! ...Fast...Fast processor plays my games very well. Pair with good cooler"

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    The dominant 8-core gaming desktop processor, whatever the setting, whatever the resolution, lead your team to victory with the top 8-core AMD gaming processor.
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    Your price for this item is $349.99
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  6. AMD - Ryzen 7 5800X3D 3.4 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Super fast processor for gaming. Gets significantly stronger average frames-per-second and especially minimums vs. ...This processor holds up very well in comparison to AMD 7000 and Intel’s 13th gen. "

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    Featuring a unique AMD 3D V-Cache vertical design, this eight-core, 16 thread processor includes 96MB of L3 cache while still allowing the CPU to fit socket AM4 motherboards. Combined with the powerful Zen 3 7nm architecture, with a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz, this processor is designed to enhance 1080p video game performance by up to 15% with high graphical settings. Other features include support for PCIe 4.0 technology and 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM with compatible motherboards. This processor has a 105W TDP (Thermal Design Power) and does not include a cooling solution. Please note that it does not have an integrated GPU, so a dedicated graphics card is required.
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    "Super fast processor for gaming. Gets significantly stronger average frames-per-second and especially minimums vs. ...This processor holds up very well in comparison to AMD 7000 and Intel’s 13th gen. "

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    Featuring a unique AMD 3D V-Cache vertical design, this eight-core, 16 thread processor includes 96MB of L3 cache while still allowing the CPU to fit socket AM4 motherboards. Combined with the powerful Zen 3 7nm architecture, with a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz, this processor is designed to enhance 1080p video game performance by up to 15% with high graphical settings. Other features include support for PCIe 4.0 technology and 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM with compatible motherboards. This processor has a 105W TDP (Thermal Design Power) and does not include a cooling solution. Please note that it does not have an integrated GPU, so a dedicated graphics card is required.
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    Your price for this item is $349.00
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  7. Intel - Core i7-13700K 13th Gen 16 cores 8 P-cores + 8 E-cores 30M Cache, 3.4 to 5.4 GHz LGA1700 Unlocked Desktop Processor - Front_Zoom
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    "Great processor and great delivery speed!...Love having the intel chips and love purchasing with bestbuy. Speedy delivery!!...SUPER COOOOOOOL PROCESSOR. GIGACHAD OF PROCESSORS. GRONK"

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    13th Gen Intel Core i7-13900K desktop processor. Featuring Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, and PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i7 desktop processors are optimized for gamers and productivity and help deliver high performance. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    "Great processor and great delivery speed!...Love having the intel chips and love purchasing with bestbuy. Speedy delivery!!...SUPER COOOOOOOL PROCESSOR. GIGACHAD OF PROCESSORS. GRONK"

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    13th Gen Intel Core i7-13900K desktop processor. Featuring Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, and PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i7 desktop processors are optimized for gamers and productivity and help deliver high performance. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    Your price for this item is $418.99
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  8. AMD - Ryzen 9 7950X 16-core - 32-Thread 4.5GHz (5.7 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM5 Desktop Processor - Silver - Alt_View_Zoom_11
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    "Amazing Processor...This processor smoked almost all others when testing in 3D Mark. ...Great processor...Great processor handles everything you throw at it and increases my fps but a noticeable amount and rpg and story based games run smoother with my nvidia 3080 and cooler."

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    When you want the best for gaming and creating, the 16-core powerhouse processor that can do it all with the highest single-core and multi-core performance from AMD for the most demanding gamers and creators.
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    "Amazing Processor...This processor smoked almost all others when testing in 3D Mark. ...Great processor...Great processor handles everything you throw at it and increases my fps but a noticeable amount and rpg and story based games run smoother with my nvidia 3080 and cooler."

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    When you want the best for gaming and creating, the 16-core powerhouse processor that can do it all with the highest single-core and multi-core performance from AMD for the most demanding gamers and creators.
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    Your price for this item is $599.99
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  9. Intel - Core i5-13600K 13th Gen 14 cores 6 P-cores + 8 E-cores 24M Cache, 3.5 to 5.1 GHz LGA1700 Unlocked Desktop Processor - Front_Zoom
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    "Very Fast at Lower Price...Not much to say about processors other than speed. I dont overclock so its run as a stock processor. ...Awesome processor...Fast processor and good value for money. Satisfied!"

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    13th Gen Intel Core i5-13600K desktop processor. Featuring PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i5 desktop processors are optimized for gamers and productivity and help deliver high performance. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    "Very Fast at Lower Price...Not much to say about processors other than speed. I dont overclock so its run as a stock processor. ...Awesome processor...Fast processor and good value for money. Satisfied!"

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    13th Gen Intel Core i5-13600K desktop processor. Featuring PCIe 5.0 and 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, unlocked 13th Gen Intel Core i5 desktop processors are optimized for gamers and productivity and help deliver high performance. Compatible with Intel 700 Series and Intel 600 Series Chipset based motherboards. 125W Processor Base Power.
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    Your price for this item is $319.99
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  10. AMD - Ryzen 5 5600G 6-Core - 12-Thread - (4.4 GHz Max Boost) Unlocked Desktop Processor - Front_Zoom
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    "If you need a good processor and can't afford inflated graphic card prices this would be the processor for you super fast speeds and the onboard Graphics it will play any Esports at 60 frames per second or higher...System seems a touch faster."

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    AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Desktop Processor (6-core/12-thread, 19MB cache, up to 4.4 GHz max boost) with Radeon Graphics
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    "If you need a good processor and can't afford inflated graphic card prices this would be the processor for you super fast speeds and the onboard Graphics it will play any Esports at 60 frames per second or higher...System seems a touch faster."

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    AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Desktop Processor (6-core/12-thread, 19MB cache, up to 4.4 GHz max boost) with Radeon Graphics
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    Your price for this item is $139.00
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