AMD Ryzen 5 2600X - was $150, now $120 with free cooler @ Amazon
This CPU is now at it lowest price ever, offering 6 cores and 12 threads. It has a clock speed of 3.6 GHz or 4.1 GHz with turbo. It had an MSRP of $230 when we reviewed it in April 2018. View Deal
Although this is a last-gen CPU, there are still benefits to reap. In our AMD Ryzen 5 2600X review, we appreciated its memory and cache performance. If you’re looking to upgrade from a 1st-gen Ryzen, you can expect better boost clock speeds and lower cache and memory latencies, which all lead to gaming performance improvements. Meanwhile, the 12 threads will come in handy during typical productivity tasks.
For more AMD deals, check out our round-up of the best AMD Ryzen deals. We’re also watching the best AMD Radeon deals if you’re looking for a new graphics card. Not tied to AMD? Check our best Cyber Monday CPU deals, which also includes Intel processors.