Perfect price choice for gamers getting lost in selecting "best gaming CPU" guide 2018 Spring

PC related siteTom's HardwareHowever, for a gamer who is not confident in choosing a CPU, a list suggesting something the best CPU by price range "Best Gaming CPUs"Has been released.

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"Best Gaming CPUs" is a "best CPU proposal" created for gamers enjoying PC games, and the selection can bring out the best gaming performance by price range? It is based on performance / price, which is called. Therefore, because there is a possibility that it may not be suitable for users other than gamers and the price of the CPU may change, it is annotated that it is the recommended CPU based on US domestic price as of May 2018 I will.

◆ 300 dollars or more
In boxing that is over $ 300 (about 33,000 yen) it is said to be the best one in the ranking of "heavyweight"AMD Ryzen 7 2700X"($ 329: about 36,000 yen). Ryzen 7 2700 X of the second-generation Ryzen 7 high-end model was limited in performance to Intel Core i7-8700K ($ 347: about 38,000 yen) in the game environment under the 1080p condition, 8 cores / 16 threads The multithread task performance by Manycore 's major merit as well as game distribution. Ryzen 7 2700 X, whose popularity is exploding with a self-made PC fan at high overall performance, got the highest evaluation as a gaming CPU.

Slightly more than Ryzen 7 2700 X with pure gaming performanceCore i7 - 8700 KHowever, it is not chosen as the best one because it costs additional 30 dollars (about 3300 yen) without CPU cooler and investment in further CPU cooler is necessary to take advantage of overclocking resistance, Ryzen 7 I am staying at the evaluation of "alternative plan" of 2700X.

For CPUs that are not restricted by the maximum price of 300 dollars or more,Intel Core 9"Or"Ryzen ThreadripperAlthough there is a high-end desktop model of 16 cores or more such as "It is extremely expensive including mother board and memory etc, it is said that we did not choose it because gaming performance corresponding to it was not drawn out.

◆ 200 dollars to 300 dollars
The reason why the highest evaluation was obtained in the "volume zone" with a high price / performance ratio of 200 dollars to 300 dollars (about 22,000 yen to 33,000 yen)Intel Core i 5 - 8400". Core i 5 - 8400, which has been scaled up from the 4 cores of the Kaby Lake series to 6 new cores, simply has a 50% increase in core performance. The lower cost of total cost that the corresponding Z370 chipset equipped motherboard can be chosen from 120 dollars (about 13,000 yen) is also mentioned as an advantage.

Alternatives include "AMD Ryzen 5 1600X"Intel Core i5-8600K"AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAlthough it is cited, it is evaluated that it is not beyond the cost performance of low price Core i 5-8400 of 179 dollars (about 20,000 yen). Since it is 179 dollars, it is strictly outside the range of "200 dollars to 300 dollars", but that may be more attractive than other CPUs in the same rank.

◆ $ 100 to $ 200
The best gaming CPU in the low price range of 100 dollars to 200 dollars (about 11,000 yen to 22,000 yen) is "AMD Ryzen 5 2400 G"($ 163: about 18,000 yen). AMD's Vega micro-architecture GPU built-in APU has become a battle against virtual currency minor and at the timing of difficulty obtaining graphic boards, Ryzen 5 2400 G can play a light game without graphic boards Ryzen 5 2400 G is valuable It seems to be said.

<100 dollars
The one who received the highest evaluation as a cheap gaming CPU less than 100 dollars is "AMD Ryzen 3 2200 G"($ 99: about 11,000 yen). Even though it is a built-in GPU, it achieves stable performance in the 720p game, and it can be combined with a low price graphic board of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or more to build a gaming PC with a limited budget. Corresponding to the AM4 motherboard with 300 series old chipset by BIOS update is also mentioned as being advantageous for construction of gaming PC at low cost.

The tops by the four price ranges are as above. Besides, "AMD Ryzen 7 2700X" was chosen as the best gaming CPU among all CPUs.

AMD received three "highest" ratings in 4 departments, tweets joy on Twitter.

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