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 Syed

Processors, PC gaming, and the past. I have been writing about computer hardware for over seven years with more than 5000 published articles. Started off during engineering college and haven't stopped since. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Divinity, Torment, Baldur's Gate and so much more... Contact: areejs12@hardwaretimes.com.
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