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I recently bought a GTX 1080 Founders Edition that I'm connecting to an ASUS ATX ROG STRIX X99 Gaming Board. I've heard that the new Intel i7 Processor would a good buy, but are there any other good gaming processors that would go well with my current equipment?

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If you're not going to be overclocking (though if you have that system, why wouldn't you be overclocking is likely a better question), then the Intel Xeon E5-1620 V4 is a better gaming processor than the Intel Core i7-5820K or the Intel Core i7-6800K. Those processors feature more cores and threads but lower clock speeds, and games don't yet really need more than eight threads. The lower price on the E5-1620 v4 is nice too.

The only real downside here is that this is a locked processor, so you won't have any ability to overclock. If for some reason you're not going to be doing that, then by all means get the Xeon mentioned above.

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