What are the best i7 CPU for gaming?

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    #1Intel Core i7-7820X Processor

    Intel Core i7-7820X Processor

    The Intel Core i7-7820X Processor Extreme Edition features an LGA 2066 socket, 8 cores, and 16 threads, Intel Turbo boosts max technology 3.0 and Intel Optane memory ready and support for Intel Optane SDD.


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    César Zavala
    Written on February 8, 2018
    "If you are looking for a processor for gaming, this is the right one. I have been using this since it came out and have had no issues. It has been able to easily handle every game I have played. The response rate has been amazing. Not only is perfect for gaming, but I have been able to use it for everything else and it operates at such a high level that I never experience any slow down. I would definitely say it's worth investment. "
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    #2Intel i7-4790K

    Intel i7-4790K
    The Intel i7-4790k is a high-end 22nm Haswell 4.1 GHz quad-core CPU. It's compatible with the z97 boards and it's not compatible with Z87 Intel Motherboards. It fits with the LGA 1150 socket for motherboards that feature it.

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    Lorenzo Arreola
    Written on February 5, 2018
    "This is all you need for gaming, some would actually call it overkill. I call it future-proofing. "
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    #3Intel i7-6700K

    Intel i7-6700K
    The Intel i7-6700K is a high-end 14nm Skylake based 4 GHz quad-core CPU. It is an unlocked processor that supports DDR4 and DDR3L and a display resolution up to 4096x2304.

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    Michael Anderson
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "Intel's i7-6700k is one of the world's most powerful consumer CPUs. It has the power to keep you blazing through games like a boss."
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    #4Intel i7-5820K

    Intel i7-5820K

    The Intel i7-5820K is a high-end 22nm Haswell-E based 3.6 GHz 6-core CPU. This processor features 15Mb of smart cache and up to 68Gb/s maximum memory bandwidth. Also, it' features 65 cores with 12 threads and supports the latest VR gaming headsets.


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    Laura Carpenter
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "Great for gaming and processing. It helps to power other high end components that are in a computer system and reduce response time."


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