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What should you put in your gaming PC? Summer 2020 Edition

Building a gaming PC is a topic that’s close to our hearts at Newegg, and it’s also one that is constantly evolving. New hardware releases every year mean the answer to questions like “What’s the best gaming CPU?” and “What GPU should I buy?” are always changing. In this video we take a look at some of the big decisions you need to make when deciding on parts for a gaming PC in 2020. From your big CPU and GPU decisions all the way through to questions of storage and your power supply, this quick overview will provide you with the basics of gaming PC components as they stand right now.

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Intel Core i7-10700K Comet Lake 8-Core 3.8 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i7-10700K Comet Lake 8-Core 3.8 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630

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  • Series: Core i7 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 16MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX8070110700K
  • Item #: N82E16819118123
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i9-10850K Comet Lake 10-Core 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 125W  Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630 - BX8070110850K
Intel Core i9-10850K 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 Desktop Processor - BX8070110850K

+ $10 off w/ promo code 27HLDEALS44, limited offer

  • Series: Core i9 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 20MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX8070110850K
  • Item #: N82E16819118175
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
  • $484.99
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  • $459.99 (21 Offers)
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Intel Core i7-9700K Coffee Lake 8-Core 3.6 GHz (4.9 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX80684I79700K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i7-9700K Coffee Lake 8-Core 3.6 GHz (4.9 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX80684I79700K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630

Get Crysis Remastered & Software Bonus Bundles w/ purchase, limited offer

  • Series: Core i7 9th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 12MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX80684I79700K
  • Item #: N82E16819117958
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i5-10600K Comet Lake 6-Core 4.1 GHz LGA 1200 125W BX8070110600K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i5-10600K 4.1 GHz LGA 1200 BX8070110600K Desktop Processor

+ $10 off w/ promo code 27HLDEALS44, limited offer

  • Series: Core i5 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 12MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX8070110600K
  • Item #: N82E16819118124
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
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Intel Core i7-10700KA Comet Lake 8-Core 3.8 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Marvel Avengers Special Edition
Intel Core i7-10700KA Comet Lake 8-Core 3.8 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Marvel Avengers Special Edition

+ $15 off w/ promo code AFMW227H, limited offer

  • Series: Core i7 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 16MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Processors Type: Desktop
  • Model #: BX8070110700KA
  • Item #: N82E16819118183
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
  • $389.99
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AMD RYZEN 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8 GHz (4.6 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 105W 100-100000023BOX Desktop Processor
AMD RYZEN 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8 GHz (4.6 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 105W 100-100000023BOX Desktop Processor
  • Series: Ryzen 9 3rd Gen
  • L3 Cache: 64MB
  • L2 Cache: 6MB
  • Cooling Device: Heatsink and fan included
  • Model #: 100-100000023BOX
  • Item #: N82E16819113103
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 8-Core, 16-Thread, 3.6 GHz (5.0 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX806849900K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 8-Core, 16-Thread, 3.6 GHz (5.0 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX806849900K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630

Get Crysis Remastered & Software Bonus Bundles w/ purchase, limited offer

  • Series: Core i9 9th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 16MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX806849900K
  • Item #: N82E16819118147
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i3-10100 Comet Lake Quad-Core 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 65W BX8070110100 Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i3-10100 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 BX8070110100 Desktop Processor
  • Series: Core i3 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 6MB
  • Cooling Device: Heatsink and fan included
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX8070110100
  • Item #: N82E16819118138
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
AMD RYZEN 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.2 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 95W YD260XBCAFBOX Desktop Processor
AMD RYZEN 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6 GHz (4.2 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 95W YD260XBCAFBOX Desktop Processor
  • Series: Ryzen 5 2nd Gen
  • L3 Cache: 16MB
  • L2 Cache: 3MB
  • Cooling Device: Heatsink and fan included
  • Model #: YD260XBCAFBOX
  • Item #: N82E16819113497
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i9-10850KA Comet Lake 10-Core 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Avengers Limited Edition - BX8070110850KA
Intel Core i9-10850KA Comet Lake 10-Core 3.6 GHz LGA 1200 125W Desktop Processor w/ Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Avengers Limited Edition - BX8070110850KA

Get Crysis Remastered & Software Bonus Bundles w/ purchase, limited offer

  • Series: Core i9 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 20MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Processors Type: Desktop
  • Model #: BX8070110850KA
  • Item #: N82E16819118176
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i5-9600K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.7 GHz (4.6 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX80684I59600K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i5-9600K Coffee Lake 6-Core 3.7 GHz (4.6 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 (300 Series) 95W BX80684I59600K Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • Series: Core i5 9th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 9MB
  • Cooling Device: Cooling device not included - Processor Only
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX80684I59600K
  • Item #: N82E16819117959
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy
Intel Core i5-10400 Comet Lake 6-Core 2.9 GHz LGA 1200 65W BX8070110400 Desktop Processor Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel Core i5-10400 2.9 GHz LGA 1200 BX8070110400 Desktop Processor

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  • Series: Core i5 10th Gen
  • L3 Cache: 12MB
  • Cooling Device: Heatsink and fan included
  • Manufacturing Tech: 14nm
  • Model #: BX8070110400
  • Item #: N82E16819118135
  • Return Policy: Extended Holiday Return Policy

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A CPU processor acts as the operations center of a computer. The CPU drives other components of the system to perform the commands of the user. Processors are available in computers, phones, TVs and other electronic devices that run programs. The CPU sits at the heart of the system of a computer connected to the motherboard. It has several key features that enhance the usability of a computer. Newegg provides a wide variety of quality CPU processors for different devices. 

CPU Processors Allow Computers to Multitask

A single CPU quickly switches back and forth between various tasks to augment multitasking. This increases the processor speed, and makes a computer perform optimally. The processor works with the operating system to ensure that there's no data loss. A multi-core processor contains more than one component, and only the bus interface component communicates data in and out. A multi-core processor also ensures that one core runs at full capacity on tasks without slowing down other tasks or clogging other cores. Desktop CPUs handle the needs of desktop computers. The desktop processors provide a high thermal tolerance, and are compatible with overclocking. Intel® and AMD desktop processors are the most popular. The desktop CPUs of the two brands have increased power and execution that enhance the overall working of computers.

Server CPUs Are the Heart of a Server

A server system responds to requests in a computer network to help provide a network service. Server processors provide incredible scalability and performance for handling demanding tasks with the efficiency that enterprises require. A server CPU runs for a long time at sustained loads from different users. Servers can support multiple processors, depending on the applications they undertake. The computer processors operate at high frequencies to process more data.

Mobile CPUs Save Power on Portable Computers

Mobile processors use less voltage, and have enhanced sleep mode capabilities. It's possible to adjust the mobile processors to different power levels. Turn off some sections of the chip that are not in use to save on energy. The processors offer unique features, such as Wireless Display technology (WiDi). This allows wireless transfer to media files to devices such as TVs.

CPU Processors Have Key Features That Enhance the Usage of a Computer

A processor’s cache acts as the memory of a computer for temporary storage. It has a fast memory that allows quick retrieval of files by the computer. The socket compatibility enables the interface between a CPU and a motherboard. Ensure that the processor is compatible with the socket of a motherboard for it to work. Integrated Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) perform calculations that relate to graphics. A desktop processor with a high frequency enhances better performance for your device. Some CPUs with lower frequency perform better than those with a high frequency, depending on the infrastructure of the processor. The thermal design power of a CPU determines the heat given off by a processor. It directly affects the cooling device required for a CPU processor.

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