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AMD's 6-core Ryzen 5 3600X CPU is on sale for $195 today

AMD's 6-core Ryzen 5 3600X CPU is on sale for $195 today
Score a great deal on a reliable mid-range CPU based on AMD's latest generation Zen 2 architecture. (Image credit: AMD)

The deals on AMD's Ryzen processors just keep coming, with the latest bargain on a the Ryzen 5 3600X. It's currently marked down to $209.99, though with a simple coupon code, you can nab one at Newegg for $194.99.

Just enter code EMCDFGH22 at checkout and it will knock $15 off the sale price. That's the lowest I can recall seeing it, even besting the Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts by a few bucks.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X | 3.8GHz to 4.4GHz | $194.99 (save $15)
This discount brings the price difference between the Ryzen 5 3600X and 3600 to just $15. While the 3600 is normally the better value, it's worth the small premium here for the faster clockspeeds and better cooler. Use coupon code EMCDFGH22 for the full discount.
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The Ryzen 5 3600X is similar to the non-X model, one of the best CPUs for gaming, both serving up 6 cores and 12 threads. However, the Ryzen 5 3600X is clocked a bit higher. It has a 3.8GHz base clock and 4.4GHz max boost clock.

As a result, it also has a higher TDP at 95W versus 65W. AMD takes this into consideration, though, and bundles in a better cooler with the Ryzen 5 3600X. It comes with AMD's Wraith Spire instead of the Wraith Stealth.

This processor also qualifies for AMD's "Equipped to Win" bundle. You can choose between Borderlands 3 or The Outer Worlds, and also get three free months of Xbox Game Pass for PC.

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