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AMD’s Ryzen 7 5800X has dropped to £200 on Amazon UK

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X has dropped once more on Amazon UK, this time to £200 if you purchase inventory from Amazon EU. That is £20 under the next-best value and a good deal for a powerful eight-core 16-thread CPU for gaming and content material creation.

I ran the 5800X myself for some time earlier than leaping ship for Intel when Twelfth-gen arrived. The 5800X is an efficient CPU, operating just a little hotter than the 5600X but additionally delivering higher efficiency. Its eight core, 16 thread design makes a whole lot of sense for a variety of duties, and it matches these of the current-gen consoles, and is an efficient match with a mid-range to high-end GPU. As beforehand talked about, socket AM4 CPUs like this one additionally profit from cheaper DDR4 RAM and suitable motherboards in comparison with Ryzen 7000, which requires costlier DDR5 and AM5.

This must also be a qualifying buy for AMD’s Firm of Heroes 3 promo, though it is in all probability price clarifying this with Amazon as I am undecided whether or not the CPU being an EU import would have an effect on issues – I assume this would not be a difficulty however YMMV.

Be aware that the near-identical Ryzen 7 5700X does stay extra inexpensive, at £185, however with the costs this shut both is an inexpensive possibility. If you are going to simply set up it and ignore it, then I would go for the 5700X, however if you wish to spend a while tweaking voltage curves, messing with PBO and usually wringing as a lot efficiency out of the CPU as potential, the 5800X should be better-binned than the 5700X and is likely to be price the additional money.



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