What are the best laptop processors for programming?

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    #1Intel BX80684I78700K 8th Gen Core i7-8700K Processor

    Intel BX80684I78700K 8th Gen Core i7-8700K Processor

    The Intel Core i7-8700K Processor is compatible only with motherboards based on Intel 300 series chipsets and features 6 cores and 12 threads, 3.70GHz processing speed. It supports Intel Optane and UHD Graphic 630. 

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    Jesse Hughes
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This processor is incredible! This processing speed is enough to handle any number of programs on the market and can take even more. It's more than fairly prices and you won't be needing to update your computer for years guaranteed."
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    #2Intel 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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    Christine Sullivan
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I don't really understand the specifics regarding the Intel Core i7 but I can confirm it is fast! Ideal compatibility for use with programming software. "
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    #3Intel Core i7 6700K

    Intel Core i7 6700K

    The Intel i7-6700k is a powerful processor that lets your computer go faster and be more productive. Among other things, this small chip allows you to have a display resolution up to 4096x2304.



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    Diane Simmons
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This processor is going to allows me to run multiple programs and at an incredibly fast speed. I don't experience any slow down with this processor. The display resolution is 4k quality and allows me to work without eye strain or difficulty viewing what I'm doing."
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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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    Vincent Banks
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "intel i7-5820K is the best processor for programming because of its 15MB smart cache and a large memory bandwidth. it also has 65 cores and 12 threads with Turbo Boost Technology"
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    #5Intel 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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    Eric Mitchell
    Written on May 17, 2018
    " This product has a serial number that uniquely identifies the item. When your order ships, Amazon will scan the serial number and add it to the history of the order. Should the item go missing before it arrives, Amazon will also register the serial number with Recipero’s AssetWatch, to prevent fraudulent use or resale of the item. There is no action required from you and the serial number will only be used to prevent fraudulent activity associated with the missing item."
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    #6Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 1151 7th Gen Core Processor

    Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 1151 7th Gen Core Processor

    The Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 7th Core Processor is compatible with the Intel 200/100 Series Chipset, features the Intel HD Graphics 630 and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology.

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    Devansh Gupta
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "It had been quite some time since I needed to upgrade my computer components, but 2018 was the year to do it all. And what better to start with than ensuring I have one of the best processors around. Yes, I would absolutely recommend an i7 if you have the extra money laying around but for almost everything the i5 has plenty of power and speed to fulfill all your needs for a great price. It's a must for anyone interested in serious programming or gaming on a budget. Could not recommend it enough. This baby will take care of most of your needs for quite some time."
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    #7Intel Core i7-4790K Processor

    Intel Core i7-4790K Processor
    The Intel Core i7 processor transform the gaming experience into a new one! This powerful small chip lets your computer have a higher performance while you are having fun by playing games.



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    Nicholas Obrien
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "The eight threads on the Intel Core i7-4790K Processor makes this an excellent workhorse processor and especially useful for programming. This processor can handle extreme multitasking, which as a programmer is necessary as you will generally have multiple applications open at the same. I am definitely a fan of this processor and even recommend it over some of the newer releases in the Intel chipset family."
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    #8AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor

    AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor

    The AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor features 3.6ghz processing speed, 6 cores and 12 threads unloched, 3Mb/16Mb of caché and wraith spire cooler as thermal solution. 

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    James Austin
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Solid piece of hardware. One piece of advice, ive seen a lot of people saying the stock fan is difficult to mount. It is, until you realise the backplate fell off and that's why you've been swearing to yourself for the past thirty minutes, questioning your own sanity, aptitude and the very meaning of existence whilst trying your best not to smash this thing into a thousand little pieces in front of your girlfriend because she saw the receipt and would definitely not approve of destroying an item tagged at this price the day if arrives.... Otherwise this thing is great!"
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    #9AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Processor

    AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Processor

    The AMD's Ryzen1700 is a powerful 8 core processor unlocked with 4mb/16mb caché and Wraith Spire Led Cooler thermal solution. It has been designed for gamers and creators. 

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    Jack Patel
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I am a decent fan of AMD products, so when I bought this Ryzen 7 processor I had high hopes. It will serve you well if you are a heavy gamer like me. It is a beast for multitasking, too. As a bonus, this has a customizable LED illumination which I personally find very amusing. Intel may be top dog but AMD knows how to get my attention."

Summary

Best What are the best laptop processors for programming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Intel BX80684I78700K 8th Gen Core i7-8700K ProcessorElectronics 20 Paid
2Intel Core i7-7820X ProcessorElectronics 16 Paid
3Intel Core i7 6700KElectronics 12 Paid
4Intel i7-5820KElectronics 12 Paid
5Intel i7-4790KElectronics 8 Paid
6Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 1151 7th Gen Core ProcessorElectronics 7 Paid
7Intel Core i7-4790K ProcessorElectronics 6 Paid
8AMD Ryzen 5 1600 ProcessorElectronics 2 Paid
9AMD Ryzen 7 1700 ProcessorElectronics 1 Paid
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