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Best Cyber Monday Ryzen Deals: Lowest Prices on AMD CPUs

From a value perspective, AMD’s Ryzen CPUs have been game-changers. Now, many of those processors are upping their value-add even more, as we're already seeing plenty of great deals on Ryzen chip this Cyber Monday tech deals season.

With the top-end consumer 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 3950X officially launched, prices are dropping on the less-powerful, current-gen CPUs, like the Ryzen 7 3800X,  Ryzen 7 3700X, Ryzen 5 3600 and even more. Those are all still fantastic chips, with the benefit of the latest 7nm process technology and AMD’s Zen 2 architecture, along with bandwidth-doubling PCIe 4.0 support.

But if you’re after a bargain, the company’s last-generation Ryzen 2000 chips are seeing big price slashes throughout this Cyber Monday. And we've also seen some great deals on first-gen Ryzen chips too. Below, we’ve put together a list of some of key Ryzen CPUs to help you find the perfect deal for your next rig.  For models where there's a great sale currently, we've highlighted the deal. For others, we have up-to-the-minute real-time price lists for you to check out. Remember, no matter which model you buy, you'll need a compatible motherboard with an AM4 CPU socket

 AMD Ryzen 5 1600: was $143, now $136 @ Amazon
With six cores and a Boost clock of 3.6GHz, plus a good in-box cooler, the Ryzen 5 1600 is an excellent processor for the price. 

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X: was $399, now $329 @Amazon
With a 4.5GHz max turbo speed, 8 physical cores and 16 threads, the Ryzen 7 3800X is a great all-around performer, especially at this lower price.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X: now $236 @ Walmart
AMD's Ryzen 5 3600X is a 6-core 7nm CPU that can boost up to 4.4 GHz and is, therefore, excellent for building mid-tier gaming systems on a budget. It's still not cheap, but at this price you're getting a lot of performance per dollar.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X: was $149, now $119 @Amazon
The Ryzen 5 2600X is a six-core, 12-thread processor that clocks in with a 3.6 GHz base clock and a 4.2 GHz boost clock. AMD includes its Wraith Spire cooler with the Ryzen 5 2600X.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600: was $199, now $119 @Amazon
This package comes with a CPU, Wraith Stealth Cooler, and 3 months of Xbox Game Pass. It has 6 cores and a Max Boost frequency of 3.9 GHz. It's currently on Amazon for 42% off.

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G: was $99, now $92  @ Walmart
This inexpensive processor features four cores and built-in Radeon Vega 8 graphics that make it possible to play some games at low settings. The CPU can boost up to 4 GHz and the GPU is rated for 1.25 GHz.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X: was $899, now $669 @Amazon
This CPU initially release in 2018. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper is a 16 core processor with a max boost frequency of 4.4 GHz. If you're looking for a CPU with power, this is definitely a contender. It's currently available on Amazon for $679.

After a rough start with the Mattel Aquarius as a child, Matt built his first PC in the late 1990s and ventured into mild PC modding in the early 2000s. He’s spent the last 15 years covering emerging technology for Smithsonian, Popular Science, and Consumer Reports, while testing components and PCs for Computer Shopper, PCMag and Digital Trends.