Best cpu in 2022 [Based on 50 expert reviews]

AMD Ryzen 5 5500 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

C $119.99  in stock
17 new from C $119.99
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Features

  • Can deliver fast 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games, discrete graphics card required
  • 6 Cores and 12 processing threads, bundled with the AMD Wraith Stealth cooler
  • 4.2 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 19 MB cache, DDR4-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform

Intel Core i5-12600K Desktop Processor 10 (6P+4E) Cores up to 4.9 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

C $324.95  in stock
24 new from C $284.45
1 used from C $312.99
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Features

  • Intel® Core® i5 Deca-core (10 Core) 3.70 GHz processor offers hyper-threading architecture that delivers high performance for demanding applications with improved onboard graphics and turbo boost
  • The Socket LGA-1700 socket allows processor to be placed on the PCB without soldering
  • 16 MB of L3 cache rapidly retrieves the most used data available to improve system performance
  • Intel 7 Architecture enables improved performance per watt and micro architecture makes it power-efficient
  • Built-in Intel UHD Graphics controller for great graphics and visual quality. Max Resolution (HDMI) 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz

AMD RYZEN 7 5700X Without Cooler

C $259.00  in stock
26 new from C $248.97
3 used from C $240.87
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Features

  • A fast and easy way to expand and accelerate the storage in a desktop PC with an AMD Ryzen processor.
  • The fastest cores in the world for PC gamers.
  • For the best possible VR experiences, AMD offers select Ryzen VR-Ready Premium processors.

Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (8P+4E) Cores up to 5.0 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

C $379.95  in stock
27 new from C $365.99
1 used from C $445.99
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Features

  • Intel® Core® i7 3.60 GHz processor offers more cache space and the hyper-threading architecture delivers high performance for demanding applications with better onboard graphics and faster turbo boost
  • The processor features Socket LGA-1700 socket for installation on the PCB
  • 25 MB of L3 cache to boost the instruction processing and system performance
  • Intel 7 Architecture enables improved performance per watt and micro architecture makes it power-efficient
  • To boost graphics and visual quality, the chipset has a built in Intel UHD Graphics controller

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

C $189.00  in stock
28 new from C $189.00
1 used from C $179.55
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Features

  • A fast and easy way to expand and accelerate the storage in a desktop PC with an AMD Ryzen processor.
  • The fastest cores in the world for PC gamers.
  • For the best possible VR experiences, AMD offers select Ryzen VR-Ready Premium processors.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

C $219.00
C $209.00
 in stock
29 new from C $209.00
1 used from C $211.50
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Features

  • AMD's fastest 6 core processor for mainstream desktop, with 12 processing threads
  • Can deliver elite 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
  • Bundled with the quiet, capable AMD Wraith Stealth cooler
  • 4.6 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 35 MB of cache, DDR-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards

Intel Core i3 (12th Gen) i3-12100 Quad-core (4 Core) 3.30 GHz Processor - Retail Pack , Blue

C $159.29  in stock
18 new from C $159.29
2 used from C $181.99
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Features

  • Intel® Core® i3 3.30 GHz processor uses less power and the hyper-threading architecture delivers high performance for demanding applications at an affordable price
  • 12 MB of L3 cache rapidly retrieves the most used data available to improve system performance
  • Built-in Intel UHD Graphics 730 controller for improved graphics and visual quality. Supports up to 4 monitors.

Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

C $569.00  in stock
26 new from C $537.30
2 used from C $518.00
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Features

  • The processor features Socket LGA-1700 socket for installation on the PCB
  • 30 MB of L3 cache memory provides excellent hit rate in short access time enabling improved system performance
  • 10 nm enables improved performance per watt and micro architecture makes it power-efficient
  • Intel 7 Architecture enables improved performance per watt and micro architecture makes it power-efficient

Intel Core i7-13700K Desktop Processor 16 cores (8 P-cores + 8 E-cores) 30M Cache, up to 5.4 GHz

C $538.98  in stock
28 new from C $538.98
3 used from C $504.99
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Features

  • 13th Gen Intel Core processors offer revolutionary design for beyond real-world performance. From extreme multitasking, immersive streaming, and faster creating, do what you do
  • 16 cores (8 P-cores + 8 E-cores) and 24 threads
  • Up to 5.4 GHz unlocked. 30M Cache
  • Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 770 included
  • Compatible with Intel 600 series (might need BIOS update) and 700 series chipset-based motherboards

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core, 16-thread unlocked desktop processor without cooler

C $299.00  in stock
24 new from C $299.00
2 used from C $277.41
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Features

  • AMD's fastest 8 core processor for mainstream desktop, with 16 procesing threads
  • Can deliver elite 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
  • Cooler not included, high-performance cooler recommended
  • 4.7 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 36 MB of cache, DDR-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards. System Memory Specification : Up to 3200MHz

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-thread unlocked desktop processor without cooler

C $399.99
C $359.99
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Features

  • The world's best gaming desktop processor, with 12 cores and 24 processing threads
  • Can deliver elite 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
  • Cooler not included, high-performance cooler recommended
  • 4.8 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 70 MB of cache, DDR-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards

AMD RYZEN 5 4600G W/Wraith Stealth Cooler

C $149.00  in stock
19 new from C $149.00
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Features

  • Built on industry leading 7nm "Zen 2" processor technology, for faster, more efficient processing that runs cool and quiet
  • With 6 processing cores and 12 threads, get ultra-fast performance for productivity, content creation, gaming and more
  • With built-in AMD Radeon Graphics, get up to 3x faster graphics than the competition for smooth 1080p HD gaming and amazing entertainment

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler

C $159.01  in stock
5 new from C $159.01
1 used from C $165.00
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Features

  • The world's most advanced processor in the desktop PC gaming segment
  • Can deliver ultra-fast 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
  • 6 Cores and 12 processing threads, bundled with the Quiet AMD Wraith spire cooler
  • 4.2 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 35 MB of game Cache, ddr4-3200 support
  • For the advanced socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on x570 motherboards. OS Support-Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit. Note-Operating System (OS) support will vary by manufacturer

INTEL CORE I3-12100F Desktop

C $119.00  in stock
15 new from C $119.00
1 used from C $135.96
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Features

  • Intel Core i3-12100F Desktop Processor 4 (4P-0E) Cores Up to 4.3 GHz Turbo Frequency LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 58W Processor Base Power

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D 8-core, 16-Thread Desktop Processor with AMD 3D V-Cache Technology

C $414.00  in stock
31 new from C $414.00
2 used from C $459.87
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Features

  • The world's fastest gaming desktop processor and first gaming processor with 3D stacking technology
  • 8 Cores and 16 processing threads with AMD 3D V-Cache technology
  • 4.5 GHz Max Boost, 100 MB cache, DDR4-3200 support
  • For the advanced Socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on X570 and B550 motherboards
  • Cooler not included, high-performance cooler recommended. Supported Extensions AES, AMD-V, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, MMX(+), SHA, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A, SSSE3, x86-64

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