What are the best i7 processor for gaming?

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    #1Intel i7-8700

    Intel i7-8700

    The Intel Core i7-8700 Processor is one of the most powerful Intel processors for gaming. It is only compatible with motherboards based on the Intel 300 series and features 6 cores and 12 threads and speeds up to 4.60Ghz at the turbo maximum frequency. 

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    Roy Williamson
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "The i7 8700 is one of the best processors that I have bought. This processor is extremely fast and stays cool under maximum loading conditions. "
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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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    Gabriel Salgado
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "Out of all the i7's, this is one of my favorites. It's affordable and powerful. Gaming has never been the same for me after getting it. "
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    #3Intel 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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    Kathy Moreno
    Written on February 11, 2018
    "This is a great gaming processor, I used it when I build my gaming PC a few years ago. Boy has it worked well for me. I can play everything from Bioshock Infinite to Bloodborne. "
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    #4Intel 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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    Kathy Robertson
    Written on February 15, 2018
    "Looking at the specs, this processor looks fantastic. It'll be able to handle even the highest caliber of gaming. Definitely buying."

Summary

Best What are the best i7 processor for gaming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Intel i7-8700Electronics 8 Paid
2Intel i7-4790KElectronics 4 Paid
3Intel i7-5820KElectronics 4 Paid
4Intel i7-6700KElectronics 1 Paid
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