Price War Begins! Intel Slashed Its Processor Prices

Price War Begins! Intel Slashed Its Processor Prices

Price War Begins! Intel Slashed Its Processor Prices


AMD has released three series of Ryzen 7 processors, AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, AMD Ryzen 7 1700X, AMD Ryzen 7 1700. The price of CPUs is almost 35%-50% lesser compared to the Intel’s. Several retailers in the US had already started cutting the price of Intel CPUs across the board.

Price War Begins! Intel Slashed Its Processor Prices

Well, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) had already announced the AMD Ryzen 7 processors which will feature eight cores and 16 thread. These chips are said to compete with Intel’s bests, and at the same time, the cost will be almost half the price compared to its competitors.

AMD had released three series of Ryzen 7 processors, AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, AMD Ryzen 7 1700X, AMD Ryzen 7 1700. The best part of the processors is that it costs almost 35%-50% lesser compared to the Intel’s.

Previously, we have seen AMD Ryzen 7 1800x breaking the world record in Cinebench R15 benchmark test. Overclockers have managed to push the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X to 5.2 GHz across all eight cores and scored 2449 Cinebench points, beating out the previous world record of 2410 on eight core processors.

Well, it is no surprise that Intel should be concerned about how this will affect the sales of its current processor lineup. As expected, several retailers in the US had already started cutting the price of Intel CPU across the board.

Micro Center had reduced the Kaby Lake Core i7 7700K from $380 to $299 and the Core i5 7600K from $270 to $199. Intel Core i7-6850K (3.60GHz) drop from $700 to $550, and the i7-6800K (3.40GHz) drop down to $360, from $500. Not only Micro Center, but the price drop had also been spotted on Amazon too!

Image Source: microcenter

Image Source: microcenter

So, AMD Ryzen series had started the price war. It will be interesting to see who will be the winner here. So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.

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