If you’re planning on building a new PC, be it for Gaming or Workstation purposes, there won’t be a better time since Amazon and Walmart have just dropped the prices of select High-end AMD Ryzen processors.
Out of the three discounted CPUs, the first one is the 8 Core 16 Thread Ryzen 7 2700 going for $195 at both Walmart and Amazon. The 2700 has a base clock of 3.2GHz and a boost clock of 4.1GHz and is one of the best options for productivity and can handle Gaming too.
The second one is the Ryzen 5 2600 which is going for $145 at Amazon. This is a 6 Core 12 Thread CPU with a base clock of 3.4GHz and boost clock of 3.9GHz. A great Overall midrange option for Gaming and light productivity.
The last one is the Ryzen 5 2600X which is going for $160 at Amazon which is even lower than its previous discount at $170. It’s similar to the 2600 except for the frequency where it offers a slightly higher base and boost clock at 3.6GHz and 4.2GHz respectively, pumping out slightly higher FPS.