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This AMD Ryzen 9 3900X CPU and SSD bundle is on sale for $449.98

This AMD Ryzen 9 3900X CPU and 500GB NVMe SSD bundle is on sale for $449.98
Save big on this Ryzen 9 3900X and 1TB NVMe SSD bundle. (Image credit: AMD)

I don't typically highlight bundle deals, but will make an exception when it is particularly enticing. This is one of those moments. Over at Best Buy, you can score an AMD Ryzen 9 3900X processor and 500GB WD Black SN750 SSD (NVMe, no less) for $449.98 when bundled together.

The list price on the 3900X is $499.99, and the MSRP on the SSD is $139.99. Nobody actually pays those prices (or nobody should be, anyway), but this bundle offer still comes in well below street pricing. The cheapest price around for a 3900X is $418.70 (unless you're fortunate to live near a Micro Center), while finding a 500GB SN750 SSD in stock will set you back $86.95. So, you're saving $55.67 with this deal.

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X | WD Black SN750 500B NVMe SSD | $449.99 (save ~$56)
This bundle pairs one of the best CPUs for gaming with a blazing fast solid state drive, at a price that comes in well below what you would normally pay for these two parts individually.
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In AMD territory, the 3900X is the best CPU for gaming. It's based on AMD's latest generation Zen 2 CPU architecture and flexes 12 cores and 24 threads clocked at 3.8GHz to 4.6GHz. There is a lot of grunt underneath the hood, whether you are gaming, streaming, or knocking out a content creation chore.

As to the SSD, the SN750 is one of the faster models on the market. In terms of raw specs, it offers up sequential read performance of up to 3,430MB/s and sequential write performance of up to 2,600MB/s. That's way above and beyond what you need for gaming, but at this price, you can splurge on fast hardware without feeling like you've needlessly overspent.

Paul has been playing PC games and raking his knuckles on computer hardware since the Commodore 64. He does not have any tattoos, but thinks it would be cool to get one that reads LOAD"*",8,1. In his off time, he rides motorcycles and wrestles alligators (only one of those is true).