Ryzen 5 5600X

JCNiest5

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Just realized this CPU is now at $349.99! Up from $299.99! What the heck is going on? Scalping! Nah, it's still at MSRP. Oh well, not the one I would jump on anyway. I'm into the 5950X, which is OOS forever!

BOOO!!!!!
 

pendragon1

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did amd raise or MC? i havent heard anything from amd. maybe MC is capitalizing on the shortages.
 

pendragon1

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is this an official, from amd, mrsp increase or is it MC increasing it? i have not seen anything official from amd. clearer?
 

Saabjock

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It is still shown on AMD website as $299.
I got mine two weeks ago from Digital River (AMD Direct) at that price ($319.18 taxes included).
 

pendragon1

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just because MC increased their price does not mean that AMD increased the msrp, especially if its still listed at $299 on their site. i cant tell, as i get CAN prices....
 

pendragon1

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Currently AMD is even out of stock on the 5600X! What's going on?
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Just realized this CPU is now at $349.99! Up from $299.99! What the heck is going on? Scalping! Nah, it's still at MSRP. Oh well, not the one I would jump on anyway. I'm into the 5950X, which is OOS forever!

BOOO!!!!!

Nope, it is not MSRP but Microcenter pricing, it is what it is.
 

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It's insane! MC keeps raising the price of this CPU! Now, it's up to $369.99!!! Every few days they up it by $20. I'm wondering why they are doing that.
 

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I have been seeing that as well. It was the same price as a 3700X, but then bam. My MC has 25+ 5600X's in stock so I don't quite get the hike as well.
 

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It's insane! MC keeps raising the price of this CPU! Now, it's up to $369.99!!! Every few days they up it by $20. I'm wondering why they are doing that.

What is even worse is this: I5-11400 for $180 From what I understand, it is not all that much slower than the 5600X so for that cost, on a budget, the Intel is the obvious solution.
 

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Relax. Too many Intel CPUs sitting on the shelf at Microcenter. Just an easy way to get people to buy those instead for a while. Double bonus bucks if people overpay for the 5600X anyway! ;)
 

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It's insane! MC keeps raising the price of this CPU! Now, it's up to $369.99!!! Every few days they up it by $20. I'm wondering why they are doing that.
they know that no one else has them
What is even worse is this: I5-11400 for $180 From what I understand, it is not all that much slower than the 5600X so for that cost, on a budget, the Intel is the obvious solution.
11400 gives a 10600k a run for its money.


its a great value, But cannot match 11600k and definitely not a 5600x. *A big key on that, are the minimum frames.
 
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they know that no one else has them

11400 gives a 10600k a run for its money.


its a great value, But cannot match 11600k and definitely not a 5600x. *A big key on that, are the minimum frames.

Yes, they cannot match them but, for $184, that is a huge price difference that cannot be ignored. Honestly though, the 5900X and 5950X seem quite popular for those who are in that price range.
 

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For what it's worth, the Denver Microcenter has had crazy pricing stickers on their CPU's for a while. They're usually a few hundred bucks higher than you actually pay. I think they're playing games with how much you can "save" off of the sticker price.
 

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Now the 5600X is back down to $289.99 in the Washington, DC area
 

ManofGod

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Yes, it's also down to $289.99 here.

$290 make a lot me sense than $370. :) I am not ready to upgrade yet, since I upgraded my 3 machines to Zen 2 last year. The 11400 is still a good choice, even for an all in AMD fan.
 
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