CPU Pricing Update, Ryzen More Affordable Than Ever, Intel Faces Pricing Pain

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mantisman230 says:

Just finished a Ryzen 5 2600 build. Running at 4 GHz at 1.25 volts and temperatures are below 60° under stress testing. All for $160.

kolby4078 says:

jost looked at my amazon history and I paid $347 for my 8700k

and $180 for 16gb lpx 3000 lolo

Saint Ann says:

got my 8700K end of last year for $300 shipped. hits 5ghs no problem. I am running all cores 4.7ghz with 1.2volts stable all day. that was before they binned them for 8086

ufster81 says:

The right way to calculate p/p of a processor.
a – determine use cases
b – find out performance
c – calculate system cost with processor x,y,z
d – calculate and compare the p/p of the complete systems with x,y,z
because when you’re spending $1000 to build a system to render video yet a $1500 system would render at twice the speed (eg. 6 core vs 12 core CPU), you’re paying $500 more for CPU but you’re getting double the performance. Only someone with very little understanding of economics would then argue the p/p of the $300 CPU would be better than a $800 CPU in such a case.

Comp Wiz2007 says:

9600k is a great CPU, got it on sale and i’m more than happy with it, sold my 8600k to a friend that has a motherboard that didn’t have the updated bios to run the 9600k but hadn’t bought the CPU yet, so I sold him my 2 week old 8600k, then headed over to microcenter and snagged the 9600k for a good deal (broke even) ..  Also got a Ryzen 2600x for a family member’s build. I had the opportunity to test them head to head using the exact same ram and gpu..   Clock for clock the 9600k stayed on top no problem (gaming). Also the 9600k seems to be a rebaged 8600k but it’s clocked higher and it’s soldered..  Good upgrade in my opinion and when I put in under water I will see how 5 ghz does.

Titan says:

In Romania, the price for the i7 8700k is 600 dollars…WTF

Archon331 says:

Hello is it realistic to use stock cooler for r5 2600x? I sometimes game for looong time, usually very cpu intensive games and I’m little worried about temps (I don’t plan to OC). And will probably go for fractal design meshify C or NZXT S340 Elite case (still not sure which one to get).

Sithicas Veneficus says:

It’s videos like this that get me in trouble with my wife

marc lopez says:

Just put a 2600 in my new build and it works great

Jake Socks says:

anyone else find it sad that Athlon used to be a prestigious name and now its the bottom of the barrel cpu

Railgun says:

Well done AMD.
I hope more would buy AMD proccessors now so there will be finally a real competition in the cpu market.

ThePCGamer says:

exactly what I thought would happen, i love it

The Lazy Editor 101 says:

ryzen 5 1600 is 130$ on micro center, and still has 30$ discount on motherboard deal

Neutral Zone says:

Goodbye Intel, once and forever to that overpriced and abusive company, long life to Amd

Kyle Richoux says:

Remember when amd was in a low state? Now they’re ryzen

ammarzaghloul55 says:

I bought a Ryzen 2600 for $200 CAD (about $155 USD) and got to reuse my Gigabyte B350 Gaming-3. If I wanted to use Intel not only would I have spent way more on the CPU but I’d need a new motherboard and probably an aftermarket cooler because of how bad Intel’s is

Holiness says:

Cheap B450 mobo+R5 2600=$210

The Real Bleach says:

The Ryzen 2600 is a sweet sport right now

Adrian Hutt says:

460€ in Germany for the i7 k gg #ryzenftw

Radu Lupu says:

Trying to get rid of my z170 board, i5 6500, 8 gigs of 2666 ram and a CM AIO, if i manage to sell them, i’ll take a ryzen 2600, coupled with a b450 (i don’t oc) and some 3 ghz ram. If it works according to the plan, i might need to add just a few bucks to get all of that after i sell my current components!

gaming yt says:

intel wins because of higher clock speed 3.8 ghz vs 4.3 >>

Galaxy says:

No wonder i was so confused why the 8400 cost like 280 dollars. I got mine back when it was like 160.

IRockerbacon says:

Right now the real winners in price are the first generation Ryzen chips. Not much slower than the newer Ryzen processors, but fairly cheaper.

Zaul Bot says:

you forgot the first gen ryzen wich is cheap af rn

Holiness says:

Xeon W36xx and x56xx series are wondering how this is the company that made them

kevin m says:

battlefield uses alot more cpu when playing on 64 servers.

King Gremlin says:

It’s not looking good for Intel because of perceived low competitive value? That is some horrific analysis. The prices are going up because Intel can’t keep up with demand. You don’t want to see gpu mining craze levels of shortages, but having more demand than you can keep up with is pretty much never a bad thing for a company.

During the mining craze, AMD’s video cards got hit first because of better compute performance, but as soon as shortages started and prices went up, Nvidia’s cards saw the same thing. Nvidia’s cards didn’t drop in price as AMD started going up.

Intel has far more production capacity than AMD. If Intel is experiencing shortages, there is no logical reason that AMD shouldn’t be seeing capacity issues trying to fill in for the Intel shortages. Instead, we are seeing no availability issues and prices dropping on the AMD side. That’s absurd. Unless I missed something, AMD has not announced any price cuts. So, this video saying AMD is dropping prices isn’t accurate. Just as it is retailers raising the prices on Intel CPU’s, not Intel, it appears retailers are lowing the prices on AMD CPU’s. It’s not a good sign when retailers are trying to get rid of extra stock of AMD CPU’s by lowering prices while simultaneously jacking up prices on Intel CPU’s because of demand outstripping supply. From a business perspective, this looks terrible for AMD.

Phil Dawson says:

Intel =con. Amd = not to bad at all. I used to be a intel fan but I’m really interested in getting a new AMD chip if I can get some info on its video encode/recode capabilities

Luca C says:

I want to say thanks for the good content. I am watching your videos for some time. I have to admit I have clicked unsubscribed button few times.
I am a system administrator (20years) and longtime gamer. I am not a team blue or red. I am glad that AMD did such a good job for the last two year!
I want to share my opinion about 1080 benchmarks and CPU usage and why many people will go for Intel. For me, it is very important to have a stable frame rate and if this is possible over 144 FPS. Most of the people who are playing competitive (CS:GO, R6 or any other first-person shooter) they will go with low graphics game settings (GPU is not bottleneck for them). It is just CPU can’t handle it. This is why people will go for Intel.
I understand, that if you will push your GPU even in 1080 difference between AMD and Intel is very small. But for people who want to play with higher FPS Intel CPU gives an advantage.

3polygons says:

Thanks a lot for using Blender for benchmarks… I work with Blender for everything 3D, and this is really helpful !

Alpha Status says:

Just bought a new Ryzen 2600x (cooler included) for $190 with free shipping on Ebay, crazy value.

Hari haran says:

Intel has a lot of older gen CPUs in the market. They actually cannibalized their old gens.

Cyraxsify says:

If I was AMD, I wouldn’t drop prices anymore than they are now at support.

Rodrigo Sanay says:

Yeah but the i5 performs better in games

iloveplayingpr says:

My first build will rotate around the Ryzen 5 2600x, hope everything goes smoothly 😀

Svart Skägg says:

i got an 1500x for 100usd ish + asrock b450 with 4 slots for the price of a2600 on black friday and i got the better spire stock cooler and the 1500x max out my 1060 with out oc but can go 3900mhz so i think gen 1 can be a good deal

KennySNAX says:

The 8700k is $500 here in Sweden… use to be $365

The Bob says:

I7 8100K – 550$(USD)
R7 2700X – 400$(USD)
R5 2600 – 240$(USD)

Necrodead says:

Intel went from 4 to 8 cores in less than a year? Geeee…. I wonder what forced them to actually improve their products for once?

Cbeddoe19 says:

The Genius for Ryzen is the infinity fabric. Allows exponentially easier manufacturing and it scales well.
Intel’s stagnation is like a cancer. They can’t rid themselves of that toxic corporate culture overnight. It’s a big ship to try to turn.

Jordan Hawley says:

Yall think it is a good idea to wait to build a new system cyber/black friday week

Samara Ring says:

In 3 months, i7 8700, 305€ to 400€

Rajiv Kapur says:

amd amd amd great these days

he lly says:

lol i7 8700k costs 530 euros, i5 8600k 300 euros and for some reason i5 8400 costs 350 euros…. so you muricans are spoiled af….. however ryzen 5 1600 costs 143 euros, 2600 178 euros, 2700x 352 euros

Fancy Steals says:

New subscriber here! When you do review the 9900k, could you show us rendering times on adobe, davinci resolve, lightroom etc? I notice that these benchmarks are not predicting real world workloads like we think. Great channel!!!

FallenLoki says:

Can anyone give a competition for Nvidia ? Like tomorrow they can drop a million dollar gpu

Craig Smith says:

For gaming intels way better. For weird stuff like video editing that requires multi core performance, AMD wins. Intels also more power efficient so that factors into cost if you’re not living in mommy and daddy’s basement mooching off them

xd Bobah. says:

loool the i5 8600k is so cheap

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