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 is an Information Technology Specialist. He covers hardware and software and provides tips for you to troubleshoot and repair issues on your own. In his spare time, he writes articles about the State of New York on his Hackintosh and HackBook and that has helped him to become the top contributor of the New York City section of Yahoo! Answers.