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Intel Core i7-12700K Leads Bestselling CPU Charts in US, UK: Ryzen 5 5600X Discounted to $229.99

Intel’s Core i7-12700K has become the bestselling processor across a multitude of retailers in the US, UK, and Germany. The 12th Gen Alder Lake CPU replaces the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 9 5900X as the most popular high-end desktop processor. With a price tag of $350-375, the 12-core offering from Intel outperforms its Ryzen rivals in every gaming and most content creation workloads.

At Amazon US, the Core i7-12700K holds the top spot on the list of bestselling CPUs, overtaking the Ryzen 7 5800X and the Ryzen 9 5900X. The Core i5-12600K comes in at #10, preceded by the Ryzen 5 5600X, 5600G, and Ryzen 9 5950X at #6, #7, and #9.

Over at Newegg, the Ryzen 5 5600X retains the top spot, with the Core i7-12700K following closely at #2. The Ryzen 7 5800X and Ryzen 9 5900X lag behind at #3, and #4, respectively. The 10-core i5-12600K comes in at #6, and the 16-core i9-12900K at #7 with a price tag of $279, and $613, respectively.

Finally, we have Overclockers UK. Once again, the Ryzen 5 5600X retains the #1 spot with a discounted price of 229.99 pounds. The Core i7-12700K secures the second spot with a slashed price of 375 pounds, followed by the Ryzen 9 5900X and the Core i9-12900K at #3, and #4, respectively. Both the CPUs get a small discount over the MSRP. The Ryzen 7 5800X holds the #5 spot with a price of 319 pounds, and the Core i5-12600K also manages to stay on the top ten chart with a grip over the #7 spot.

AMD’s Ryzen 5000 processors are getting some neat discounts on Microcenter. The one worth noting is the Ryzen 5 5600X with a price of just $229.99. With a motherboard bundle, you get an additional $20 off. The Ryzen 7 5700G, an octa-core APU with an integrated Vega GPU is also going for just $249.99, with an additional $20 savings on bundles.

Areej

Computer hardware enthusiast, PC gamer, and almost an engineer. Former co-founder of Techquila (2017-2019), a fairly successful tech outlet. Been working on Hardware Times since 2019, an outlet dedicated to computer hardware and its applications.
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