The Ryzen 7 5700X3D CPU drops to an all-time low price of $199 at Amazon

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If you've been waiting to upgrade to a new processor, now is a great time to check out this offer from Amazon on the Ryzen 7 5700X3D. This gaming processor debuted earlier this year at around $249. However, you can pick it up today for just $199. As of this writing, Amazon has not specified an expiration date for the offer, so we don't know how long you'll be able to pick it up at this price.

We had the opportunity to review the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D and published our findings earlier this month. Overall, we were very pleased without experience and found it to be a great value for a CPU. Our biggest complaints were a lack of bundled cooler and multiplier-based overclocking support, but those factors are easily overlooked with this discount in mind.

AMD ‎Ryzen 7 5700X3D: now $199 at Amazon

AMD ‎Ryzen 7 5700X3D: now $199 at Amazon (was $249)
The AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D can reach speeds as high as 4.1GHz. It's already an affordable processor but this is the lowest price we've ever seen for it which only sweetens the deal. It has no integrated graphics so you'll need a GPU to use it. It has 8 cores and 16 threads.

The AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D has 8 cores, totaling 16 threads. The base speed is 3GHz, but it can be boosted up to 4.1GHz. This particular edition doesn't come with integrated graphics, so a separate GPU is necessary to get video output. If you're not sure where to start, you can always check out our list of the best GPUs.

Because this processor has been affordable from the get-go, certain areas like PCIe support aren't congruent with the latest release. The AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D comes with PCIe 4.0 support instead of PCIe 5.0 and can use up to 128GB of DDR4-3200 via two memory channels.

Visit the Ryzen 7 5700X3D product page at Amazon for more details and purchase options.

Ash Hill
Contributing Writer

Ash Hill is a contributing writer for Tom's Hardware with a wealth of experience in the hobby electronics, 3D printing and PCs. She manages the Pi projects of the month and much of our daily Raspberry Pi reporting while also finding the best coupons and deals on all tech.