Choosing a CPU

When choosing a CPU for your build, here are a few things to keep in mind.

Manufacturer
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) makes great processors for your builds but Intel Corporation (Intel) are more commonplace to be used and is what Apple uses (currently after switching from PowerPC) in their product line. Just remember that processors have been known to have bugs and exploits over the years so be sure to keep up with your updates and security patches.


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Stephan Pringle

About The Author: Stephan Pringle writes about hardware and software for several online publications. To see more material from Stephan, you can follow his personal tech blog at TechspertHelp.com and tech vlog at VideoHooligan.com.