We know what it’s like to build a machine on a budget—we even have a guide on how to build a budget PC that can handle AAA titles for $350! But if you’re looking for something a little beefier, now is a good opportunity to get the hardware you want. As of right now, the Intel Core i9-9900K CPU is listed on the Best Buy website for just $379.
This CPU definitely has a little more kick to it than something you’d find in a casual PC. The Intel Core i9-9900K has 8 cores and a total of 16 threads. You can expect base operating speed of 3.6 GHz—when boosted, it can get as fast as 5 GHz. If you want something that can handle modern games and more, this chip is up to the task.
Make sure you have a compatible motherboard before locking in this deal. This is a 9th gen Intel CPU and it requires an LGA 1151 socket.
To check out this offer, visit the Intel Core i9-9900K product page on the Best Buy website. It’s not clear how long this offer will be valid. You may want to act fast or otherwise keep a close eye out for more CPU deals.
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Decent price for the former mainstream flagship just a single CPU generation ago!Reply