The AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors are new and fast and pretty great all around, but if you haven’t gotten one yet now you have a chance to save some money and upgrade your PC in the process. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processor is currently on sale for $272.99 at Amazon. This CPU was selling for as much as $300 in July and only dropped to around $290 after that. A couple other retailers have it on sale, too, but Amazon still has the best price compared to those (for example, it’s down to $280 at Best Buy. Today’s deal is an all-new low that most likely won’t last very long.
The processor itself has a base speed of 3.7GHz and can Max Boost up to 4.6GHz, making it very fast and very powerful. There are six cores and twelve processing threads. It uses the Zen 3 architecture and the AM4 socket. With the right motherboard, it can support PCIe 4.0.
This isn’t the only AMD 5000 series down to a low price, either. The Ryzen 7 5800X is on sale for $393.99 at Amazon. It has been at this price for about a week now, but that’s still a huge chunk off the $450 price it was going for in May. Guess it’s time to upgrade, huh?
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