Your computer's processor is its brain, the main component you build your whole system around. Whether you're upgrading a current build or looking for the best CPU you can afford for a new rig, every dollar counts.
Whatever processor you choose, make sure that you buy (or already own) a compatible motherboard. See below for a list of our favorite CPU deals right now. And, if you find a deal on your own and you're wondering whether to pull the trigger, check out our article on how to tell a CPU deal from a dud.
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Best AMD CPU Deals
- AMD Ryzen 5 1600 for $115.99 (reg $150)
- AMD Ryzen 5 2600X for $148.48
- AMD Ryzen 5 2600 for $133.00
- AMD Ryzen 2400G for $119.99 (reg. $140)
Best Intel CPU Deals
- Intel Core i7-9700K for $364.99 (reg $410)
- Intel Core i9-9900KF for $439.99
- Intel Core i5-9600KF for $214.99 (reg $300)