2019 gaming CPU’s

The very core of every gaming PC is a CPU. This necessary component should have the necessary power to compliment a beast of a GPU. Two companies completely dominate this sector, AMD and Intel. Below is a short list of the 3 best processors out in 2019.

1. AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 

PROs

  • More cores improve multi-threading performance
  • Handles more simultaneous threads

CONs

  • Runs at lower turbo frequency
  • Higher power consumption

2. Intel Core i9-9900K   

PROs

  • Has on-chip Intel UHD 630 graphics
  • Best clock speeds of all the consumer CPUs
  • Ultra-speedy for video rendering and editing

CONs

  • Requires powerful cooler to prevent overheating
  • Not much room for overclocking

3. Intel Core i5-9600K  

PROs

  • Single-threaded performance
  • Unlocked multiplier for overclocking
  • Excellent gaming performance

CONs

  • No bundled cooler
  • Requires Z-series motherboard to overclock

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