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AMD Officially Cuts Ryzen 7000 Prices up to $125 to Tackle Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake Processors

Following the unprecedented price cuts on the Ryzen 7000 processors at Newegg, AMD has officially adopted the updated pricing on its official store. The Raphael chips are now up to $125 or 18% cheaper than at launch, giving them the competitive edge required to battle Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake-S CPUs. All major retailers, including Amazon, Newegg, and Microcenter, have reduced the asking rates of the Zen 4 SKUs.

The hex-core Ryzen 5 7600X is now going for $249, a $50 reduction in its sticker price. The Core i5-13600K is $50 pricier with a market value of $300 at the time of writing. The octa-core Ryzen 7 7700X has also been discounted by $50, bringing its effective price down to $349. The Core i7-13700K is going for $399 as part of the Black Friday sale.

The Ryzen 9 chips have gotten larger cuts. The 7900X is now priced at $474, a reduction of $75 in its sticker price of $549. Meanwhile, the 16-core Ryzen 9 7950X has been discounted by $125 to $574, a sizable drop from its launch price of $699.

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