The current generation of AMD processors has seen their prices drop several times in the US. However, they are now permanently discounted. AMD is clearing out warehouses ahead of the announcement of a new series of CPUs. However, this is also helpful for Intel Core 12 (Alder Lake), processors.
The price of the Ryzen 5 5600X 6-core Ryzen 5 5600X has dropped by $ 100. Initially, they wanted $ 300. Now it’s $ 200. Prices can drop even further when you consider special offers. The 6-core Core i5-12400F sells on Amazon and Newegg for $155 compared to $155.
The Ryzen 7 5800X now costs $290 in the US, $160 less than its initial price. An Intel competitor’s Core i5-12600K costs $280. The price of the 12-core Ryzen 9 5900X CPU has fallen from $550 down to $360. The Intel Core i7-12700KF has a price of $380 in the US.
The Ryzen 9 5950X, the flagship of the line, is now $500 less than it was $800. The Intel Core i9-12900KF, however, is $50-$100 cheaper.