Looking to invest in a CPU? Whether it's Intel or AMD, we're good at sniffing out the best deals in this category.
Arguably the most important component in any computer (along with the graphics card if you're a gamer), your CPU has the most impact on performance. If you’re planning a new PC Build, perhaps one of the best PC builds, anytime soon, this year should yield some good processor discounts, all of which we will be tracking below.
Below, we’re rounding up the best CPU deals, from sales on low-end chips to high-end, multi-core productivity beasts like those you’ll find on our best CPUs page or high atop or CPU benchmarks hierarchy.
Best Overall CPU Deals
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G: was $369.99, now $359 at Newegg
The more powerful of the two cezanne CPUs — the Ryzen 7 5700G is a powerful 8-core processor with a 3.8GHz clock speed and plenty of headroom for overclocking, as well as decent integrated Radeon graphics for good 1080p gaming performance.View Deal
Intel Core i7-11700K: was $419, now $374 at Newegg with code 94VSGDAA6
A huge discount on this CPU which offers solid gaming and application performance, as you can read in our review. This 14nm Rocket Lake CPU offers a max speed of 5 GHz.View Deal
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X: was $289.99, now $272.99 at Newegg
Earning 4.5 stars in our AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review, this chip is highly sought after thanks to its strong single- and multi-threaded performance, leading power efficiency and PCIe Gen4 support. It also features stellar thermals, a bundled cooler and overclocking capability, so there’s a lot to love here.View Deal
Intel Core i7-10700KF: was $361, now $308 at Amazon
The Core i7-10700KF's price tag is reasonable for the eight-core 16-thread processor that operates with a 5.1 GHz boost and 3.8 GHz base clock. This model comes without integrated graphics and makes a cost-effective upgrade if you already have a 10th gen processor, but be sure to check pricing on newer alternatives before pulling the trigger.View Deal
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X: was $449.99, now $389.99 at Newegg with code 94VSGDAA4
This 3.8GHz 8-core, 16-thread CPU offers impressive performance for any high-FPS gaming rigs, along with PCIe gen 4 support, a boost clock up to 4.7GHz and support for overclocking.View Deal
Intel Core i9-10900K: was $539, now $499 at Newegg
This 10th Gen Intel CPU offers a 3.7GHz clock speed, but is unlocked for overclocking up to 5.3GHZ. With 10 cores and 20 threads, multitasking is a cinch with this processor.View Deal
Intel Core i5-9600KF: was $279, now $187 at Amazon
This processor has 6 cores and a total of 6 threads. It has a base operating speed of 3.7 GHz and can reach 4.6GHz when boosted. The i5-9600KF is ideal for mid-grade processing needs.View Deal
Intel Core i9-11900K: was $549, now $525 at Newegg with code 94VSGDAA5
This top-of-the-line consumer CPU from Intel packs 8 cores, 16 threads and a max clock speed of a blistering 5.3 GHz. Alongside this, you've got PCIe Gen 4 support, a 125W TDP and Intel's Turbo Boost Max technology.View Deal