The ongoing Intel price drop that's capitalizing on AMD's CPU shortages is producing some really good deals — including this new one for one of the best cpus for mid-range gaming.
For today only, the Intel Core i5-10600K is down to just $174. That is a 24% saving, so don't miss it.
As you can read in our Intel Core i5-10600K CPU review, we're big fans of this processor. Features like its low per-thread pricing and ease of cooling impressed us enough for it to win an Editor's Choice award.
With a 4.1GHz clock speed (and a 4.8GHz maximum frequency), this chip offers strong performance in both single and multi-threaded workloads with plenty of overclocking headroom.
So long as you can look past the lack of a bundled cooler (like you'll find in many AMD CPUs), this is a great gaming processor at an even better price.
One big reason behind this price cut may be the impending Rocket Lake launch, as we saw Geekbench results leak for the future Core i5-11600K late last month.
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Jason is a deals writer at Tom's Hardware — bringing a decade of tech and gaming journalism to the role. He specializes in making sure you never pay more than you should for PC components and tech! He has previously written for other publications like Kotaku, Stuff and BBC Science Focus and in his spare time, you'll find him looking for good dogs to pet or eating pizza in his home town of Nottingham, UK.