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Upgrading your PC? This AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processor is $120 off

If you're a gamer, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor will be a great way to enjoy a speedy response when you need it the most. You'll have to use ZIP checkout and a special promo code to get a deal on it.
Written by Rebecca Isaacs, Staff Writer on

With inflation driving the price of most electronics sky-high, it's always refreshing to see a down-to-earth deal on desktop specs. The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D desktop processor just dropped from $449 to only $329

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D desktop processor is perfect for gaming, working, streaming, and more. It uses eight cores, its regular operating frequency is 3.5GHz. It offers a AMD 3D V-Cache, putting 96MB of L3 cache directly into your gaming, and it can handle large cache sizes for when your game needs it the most. In fact, it's up to five times faster than DRAM memory.

It works with over 350 AMD motherboards, or you can easily install it as an upgrade into your current processor rig. It's compatible with select ZMD 300 Series sockets as well as 400 and 500 series.

Plus, when you need it the most, it can clock up to 4GHz with Turbo boost.

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