Best Value CPU

In our list of the best, we have compiled the most up-to-date processors with the best price-performance ratio. The performance in benchmarks is compared and evaluated with the respective price of the processor. When it comes to prices, we use the current retail prices for the processor that are updated daily. This allows us to calculate the best value CPU on sale now.

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Ryzen 5 5500
Ryzen 5 5500
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2022
$93.22 Amazon
2
Core i5-12600KF
Core i5-12600KF
10 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$152.98 Amazon
3
Core i7-12700KF
Core i7-12700KF
12 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$209.98 Amazon
4
Core i5-12600K
Core i5-12600K
10 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$169.96 Amazon
5
Ryzen 5 3600
Ryzen 5 3600
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2019
$109.81 Amazon
6
Ryzen 5 5600
Ryzen 5 5600
6 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2022
$134.99 Amazon
7
Ryzen 7 5700X
Ryzen 7 5700X
8 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2022
$179.29 Amazon
8
Core I3-12100F
Core I3-12100F
4 Cores @ 3.30 GHz, 58W
Release date: Jan 2022
$96.99 Amazon
9
Core i7-12700K
Core i7-12700K
12 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$236.98 Amazon
10
Ryzen 7 5700G
Ryzen 7 5700G
8 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2021
$169.89 Amazon
11
Ryzen 5 5600G
Ryzen 5 5600G
6 Cores @ 3.90 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2021
$139.00 Amazon
12
Ryzen 5 5600X
Ryzen 5 5600X
6 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Oct 2020
$154.08 Amazon
13
Core i7-14700KF
Core i7-14700KF
20 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2023
$392.56 Amazon
14
Core i5-11600K
Core i5-11600K
6 Cores @ 3.90 GHz, 125W
Release date: Apr 2021
$145.00 Amazon
15
Ryzen 9 7900X
Ryzen 9 7900X
12 Cores @ 4.70 GHz, 170W
Release date: Sep 2022
$383.23 Amazon
16
Ryzen 5 4600G
Ryzen 5 4600G
6 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jul 2020
$116.43 Amazon
17
Core i5-11400F
Core i5-11400F
6 Cores @ 2.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Mar 2021
$127.00 Amazon
18
Ryzen 9 7900X3D
Ryzen 9 7900X3D
12 Cores @ 4.40 GHz, 120W
Release date: Mar 2023
$383.23 Amazon
19
Core i5-13600KF
Core i5-13600KF
14 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2022
$285.98 Amazon
20
Core i5-14600KF
Core i5-14600KF
14 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2023
$289.99 Amazon
21
Core i7-14700K
Core i7-14700K
20 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2023
$399.99 Amazon
22
Core i5-12400F
Core i5-12400F
6 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 1970
$148.99 Amazon
23
Core i5-14600K
Core i5-14600K
14 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2023
$299.99 Amazon
24
Ryzen 9 7900
Ryzen 9 7900
12 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$369.00 Amazon
25
Ryzen 9 5900X
Ryzen 9 5900X
12 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 105W
Release date: Nov 2020
$299.00 Amazon
26
Ryzen 5 7600X
Ryzen 5 7600X
6 Cores @ 4.70 GHz, 105W
Release date: Sep 2022
$220.25 Amazon
27
Ryzen 7 5800X
Ryzen 7 5800X
8 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 105W
Release date: Nov 2020
$216.29 Amazon
28
Core i5-13600K
Core i5-13600K
14 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 125W
Release date: Sep 2022
$297.99 Amazon
29
Core i9-12900K
Core i9-12900K
16 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$324.99 Amazon
30
Core i5-13400F
Core i5-13400F
10 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$203.99 Amazon
31
Core i9-12900KF
Core i9-12900KF
16 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Nov 2021
$323.98 Amazon
32
Core i3-13100F
Core i3-13100F
4 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 58W
Release date: Jan 2023
$119.99 Amazon
33
Ryzen 9 5950X
Ryzen 9 5950X
16 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 105W
Release date: Oct 2020
$360.39 Amazon
34
Core i7-13700K
Core i7-13700K
16 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2022
$370.99 Amazon
35
Core i7-13700KF
Core i7-13700KF
16 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2022
$369.99 Amazon
36
Ryzen 7 7700X
Ryzen 7 7700X
8 Cores @ 4.50 GHz, 105W
Release date: Oct 2022
$289.74 Amazon
37
Core i5-13500
Core i5-13500
14 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Aug 2022
$259.99 Amazon
38
Core i9-12900KS
Core i9-12900KS
16 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 150W
Release date: Apr 2022
$357.99 Amazon
39
Core i3-10100F
Core i3-10100F
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Oct 2020
$71.30 Amazon
40
Core i5-11600KF
Core i5-11600KF
6 Cores @ 3.90 GHz, 125W
Release date: Apr 2021
$160.64 Amazon
41
Core i5-12400
Core i5-12400
6 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$159.49 Amazon
42
Ryzen 5 7600
Ryzen 5 7600
6 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$230.13 Amazon
43
Ryzen 7 7700
Ryzen 7 7700
8 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$292.71 Amazon
44
Core i3-12100
Core i3-12100
4 Cores @ 3.30 GHz, 60W
Release date: Jan 2022
$116.49 Amazon
45
Core i7-13700
Core i7-13700
16 Cores @ 2.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Aug 2022
$339.99 Amazon
46
Core i7-13700F
Core i7-13700F
16 Cores @ 2.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$358.99 Amazon
47
Ryzen 3 3100
Ryzen 3 3100
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2020
$99.99 Amazon
48
Core i9-13900K
Core i9-13900K
24 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 125W
Release date: Sep 2022
$521.88 Amazon
49
Core i5-11400
Core i5-11400
6 Cores @ 2.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Mar 2021
$150.98 Amazon
50
Core i9-14900KF
Core i9-14900KF
24 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Sep 2023
$540.50 Amazon
51
Core i9-14900K
Core i9-14900K
24 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2023
$544.99 Amazon
52
Core i9-13900KF
Core i9-13900KF
24 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 125W
Release date: Oct 2022
$536.75 Amazon
53
Ryzen 9 7950X
Ryzen 9 7950X
16 Cores @ 4.50 GHz, 170W
Release date: Sep 2022
$583.71 Amazon
54
Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Ryzen 9 7950X3D
16 Cores @ 4.20 GHz, 120W
Release date: Feb 2023
$596.75 Amazon
55
Core i5-10400F
Core i5-10400F
6 Cores @ 2.90 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2020
$113.99 Amazon
56
Ryzen 7 3700X
Ryzen 7 3700X
8 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jul 2019
$210.00 Amazon
57
Core i7-12700F
Core i7-12700F
12 Cores @ 2.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$289.96 Amazon
58
Core i5-13400
Core i5-13400
10 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Aug 2022
$249.29 Amazon
59
Core i5-10600KF
Core i5-10600KF
6 Cores @ 4.10 GHz, 125W
Release date: Jul 2020
$139.00 Amazon
60
Core i5-10600K
Core i5-10600K
6 Cores @ 4.10 GHz, 125W
Release date: May 2020
$140.57 Amazon
61
Core i3-13100
Core i3-13100
4 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 60W
Release date: Jan 2023
$147.99 Amazon
62
Ryzen 5 1600
Ryzen 5 1600
6 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 65W
Release date: Mar 2017
$120.00 Amazon
63
Core i7-12700
Core i7-12700
12 Cores @ 2.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$305.49 Amazon
64
Core i9-11900KF
Core i9-11900KF
8 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 125W
Release date: Apr 2021
$250.00 Amazon
65
Core i9-13900KS
Core i9-13900KS
24 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 150W
Release date: Jan 2023
$629.99 Amazon
66
Core i9-13900F
Core i9-13900F
24 Cores @ 2.00 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$579.29 Amazon
67
Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 105W
Release date: Apr 2022
$288.56 Amazon
68
Core i7-6700
Core i7-6700
4 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 65W
Release date: Sep 2015
$85.00 Amazon
69
Core i9-13900
Core i9-13900
24 Cores @ 2.00 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2023
$541.99 Amazon
70
Core i9-11900K
Core i9-11900K
8 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 125W
Release date: Jan 2021
$272.00 Amazon
71
Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Ryzen 7 7800X3D
8 Cores @ 4.20 GHz, 120W
Release date: Apr-23
$369.00 Amazon
72
Ryzen 5 1600X
Ryzen 5 1600X
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 95W
Release date: Apr 2017
$140.00 Amazon
73
Core i3-10300
Core i3-10300
4 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2020
$102.24 Amazon
74
Core i9-11900F
Core i9-11900F
8 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2021
$249.75 Amazon
75
Core i5-11600
Core i5-11600
6 Cores @ 2.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2021
$199.99 Amazon
76
Ryzen 5 3500X
Ryzen 5 3500X
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Oct 2019
$145.99 Amazon
77
Core i5-12600
Core i5-12600
6 Cores @ 3.30 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$239.99 Amazon
78
Core i5-10400
Core i5-10400
6 Cores @ 2.90 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2020
$138.59 Amazon
79
Core i3-10100
Core i3-10100
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2020
$99.98 Amazon
80
Ryzen 5 3600X
Ryzen 5 3600X
6 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 95W
Release date: Jul 2019
$210.00 Amazon
81
Ryzen 5 2600
Ryzen 5 2600
6 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2018
$155.00 Amazon
82
Ryzen 7 2700
Ryzen 7 2700
8 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2018
$185.00 Amazon
83
Ryzen 7 2700X
Ryzen 7 2700X
8 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 105W
Release date: Apr 2018
$210.00 Amazon
84
Core i7-7700
Core i7-7700
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Dec 2016
$103.48 Amazon
85
Core i3-10100T
Core i3-10100T
4 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 35W
Release date: Jul 2020
$89.80 Amazon
86
Core i5-11500
Core i5-11500
6 Cores @ 2.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2021
$215.00 Amazon
87
Core i5-12500
Core i5-12500
6 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$244.72 Amazon
88
Core i5-10600
Core i5-10600
6 Cores @ 3.30 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2020
$170.00 Amazon
89
Core i9-11900
Core i9-11900
8 Cores @ 2.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2021
$284.94 Amazon
90
Core i9-12900F
Core i9-12900F
16 Cores @ 2.40 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jan 2022
$468.70 Amazon
91
Ryzen 7 3800X
Ryzen 7 3800X
8 Cores @ 3.90 GHz, 105W
Release date: Jul 2019
$305.00 Amazon
92
Ryzen 9 3950X
Ryzen 9 3950X
16 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 105W
Release date: Nov 2019
$515.00 Amazon
93
Core i3-10320
Core i3-10320
4 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: Dec 2020
$133.92 Amazon
94
Ryzen 9 3900X
Ryzen 9 3900X
12 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 105W
Release date: Jul 2019
$445.00 Amazon
95
Core i5-9400F
Core i5-9400F
6 Cores @ 2.90 GHz, 65W
Release date: Feb 2019
$130.00 Amazon
96
Ryzen 9 3900XT
Ryzen 9 3900XT
12 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 105W
Release date: Jul 2020
$450.00 Amazon
97
Core i9-12900
Core i9-12900
16 Cores @ 2.40 GHz, 65W
Release date: Feb 2022
$484.94 Amazon
98
Ryzen 5 1400
Ryzen 5 1400
4 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2017
$110.00 Amazon
99
Core i5-9600
Core i5-9600
6 Cores @ 3.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Sep 2019
$150.00 Amazon
100
Core i5-10500
Core i5-10500
6 Cores @ 3.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2020
$189.49 Amazon
101
Ryzen 5 2600X
Ryzen 5 2600X
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 95W
Release date: Apr 2018
$210.00 Amazon
102
Ryzen 5 3600XT
Ryzen 5 3600XT
6 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 95W
Release date: Jul 2020
$306.49 Amazon
103
Core i5-8400
Core i5-8400
6 Cores @ 2.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: Oct 2017
$152.00 Amazon
104
Ryzen 3 1200
Ryzen 3 1200
4 Cores @ 3.10 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2017
$105.00 Amazon
105
Core i5-9600K
Core i5-9600K
6 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 95W
Release date: Oct 2018
$180.00 Amazon
106
Core i3-9100F
Core i3-9100F
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2019
$115.00 Amazon
107
Pentium G4600
Pentium G4600
2 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 51W
Release date: Jan 2017
$62.09 Amazon
108
Pentium Gold G7400
Pentium Gold G7400
2 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 46W
Release date: Feb 2022
$116.51 Amazon
109
Core i5-9500
Core i5-9500
6 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2019
$169.00 Amazon
110
Ryzen 3 3300X
Ryzen 3 3300X
4 Cores @ 3.80 GHz, 65W
Release date: May 2020
$225.00 Amazon
111
Core i3-8100
Core i3-8100
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Oct 2017
$110.00 Amazon
112
Ryzen 7 1800X
Ryzen 7 1800X
8 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 95W
Release date: Feb 2017
$295.00 Amazon
113
Celeron G6900
Celeron G6900
2 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 46W
Release date: Jan 2022
$80.44 Amazon
114
Core i5-8500
Core i5-8500
6 Cores @ 3.00 GHz, 65W
Release date: Mar 2018
$175.00 Amazon
115
Core i5-9600KF
Core i5-9600KF
6 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 95W
Release date: May 2019
$200.12 Amazon
116
Core i5-9400
Core i5-9400
6 Cores @ 2.90 GHz, 65W
Release date: Mar 2019
$177.00 Amazon
117
Core i3-9100
Core i3-9100
4 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jun 2019
$145.00 Amazon
118
Core i3-9300
Core i3-9300
4 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 65W
Release date: Jul 2019
$164.13 Amazon
119
Athlon X4 950
Athlon X4 950
4 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Sep 2017
$83.00 Amazon
120
Core i5-8600K
Core i5-8600K
6 Cores @ 3.60 GHz, 95W
Release date: Oct 2017
$250.00 Amazon
121
Celeron G4930
Celeron G4930
2 Cores @ 3.20 GHz, 54W
Release date: Sep 2019
$63.20 Amazon
122
Ryzen 5 1500X
Ryzen 5 1500X
4 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 65W
Release date: Apr 2017
$225.00 Amazon
123
Pentium G4500
Pentium G4500
2 Cores @ 3.50 GHz, 51W
Release date: Oct 2015
$71.75 Amazon
124
Core i3-9350KF
Core i3-9350KF
4 Cores @ 4.00 GHz, 91W
Release date: May 2019
$198.94 Amazon
125
Ryzen 7 1700X
Ryzen 7 1700X
8 Cores @ 3.40 GHz, 95W
Release date: Mar 2017
$450.00 Amazon
126
Core i3-8300
Core i3-8300
4 Cores @ 3.70 GHz, 62W
Release date: Jun 2018
$199.00 Amazon
127
Core i3-8350K
Core i3-8350K
4 Cores @ 4.00 GHz, 91W
Release date: Oct 2017
$322.52 Amazon
128
A10-7870K
A10-7870K
4 Cores @ 3.90 GHz, 95W
Release date: Jun 2015
$324.45 Amazon