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Below is a ranking of the top CPU manufacturers and top CPU companies. These are the best companies in the CPU field as voted on by users. If you're looking to purchase a CPU then these are the companies and brands you should be looking at. Many of the top CPU manufacturers on this list are preferred by the biggest and best laptop brands in the world, so be sure to check out and vote for yours! Some of these computer chip manufacturers design CPUs for OEMs and greatly impact your computing experience despite not selling directly to consumers.

Manufacturers of CPU hardware can be found in order of quality on this CPU brands list. As easy as buying a prebuilt computer can be, there is a definite satisfaction that comes with building your own PC. Beyond the obvious monitor, keyboard, mouse, and speakers that sit on your desk. The computer itself requires a CPU, motherboard, RAM, graphics card, sound card, network card, power supply, hard disk drive, power supply, and a case to put it all in. Some motherboards may also have those separate expansion cards already integrated. If you're careful, you may even be able to build your own custom machine for less money that it would cost for a pre-built model.

The answer to the questions, "what are the best CPU manufacturers" and, "what are the names of the greatest CPU manufacturers" can be found on this CPU company list. When you upgrade your hardware, you can also sell the individual components to help offset your costs. If you want another expert opinion on CPU's check out these CPU reviews.

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Intel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Intel Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Advanced Micro Devices is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
AMD Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Semiconductor industry

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NVIDIA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
NVIDIA Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Qualcomm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Qualcomm Telecommunications equipment, Telecommunications, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Motorola is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Motorola Telecommunications, Radio and Television Broadcasting and Communications Equipment, Electronic Components

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Hewlett-Packard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Hewlett-Packard Software, Computer hardware, Electronic Computer Manufacturing

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MediaTek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Acer Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Acer Inc. Computer industry, Computer hardware, Electronics industry

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Sun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Sun

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GlobalFoundries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
GlobalFoundries Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Marvell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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TI is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
TI

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Via is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Via

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Freescale is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Cyrix is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Cyrix Computer, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Transmeta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Transmeta Computer, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Intellectual property

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Rockchip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Atmel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Atmel Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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MSNCC-Microcell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
MSNCC-Microcell A international operating semiconductor manufacturer that works for big Companies like Seagate (Cpu's for their manufacturing machines), IBM (Servermotherboards), Microsoft (Surface 4 Prototype CPU), Sony (Phone CPU's) and for many ...

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ARM Holdings is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Rise Technology is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Bond Derringer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers

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Tilera is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Tilera Computer, Semiconductor industry

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IDT is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
IDT

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Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
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Smokey Bones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best CPU Manufacturers
Smokey Bones Restaurant