The 6 best processors for designers in June 2024

Three physical cases of the best processors currently available.
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Choosing the best processor for your next computer can be daunting, what with AMD and Intel rolling out new chips every few months. And that’s without factoring the specifics of finding a processor that works best for graphic design, 3D rendering or web development. The good news is that we're here to help you cut through all that noise. 

Whether you’re trying to update components in your current workstation or investing in a new computer altogether, the processors on this list will help you make that crucial decision (if the latter is the case, explore our list of the best computers for graphic design or the best laptops for designers). First, let's take a quick look at the specs to look out for when buying a processor. 

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Los Angeles-based Michelle is a writer and photographer. She regularly writes for TechRadar, Steve's Digicams and Techlicious, and is currently a freelance SEO and Production editor for TechRadar.