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These AMD Ryzen processors have had Amazon Prime Day price cuts

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If you're looking to build an AMD Ryzen-based PC, then these Amazon Prime Day deals could give you some decent savings on AMD Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 processors.

These aren't AMD's latest Ryzen 3000 processors, but the two processors that have had price cuts in the UK — the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X and Ryzen 7 1700X — are still decent, especially now at these ultra-low prices. The US has some discounts on 2000-series processors as well.

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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X is an octa-core processor with a clockspeed of 3.8GHz. It's an ideal chip for budget gaming PC builds, or for computers that need to multitask.

Meanwhile, the AMD Ryzen 5 1500X is a quad-core workhorse that's now less than £100. This is a great processor for day-to-day tasks, and its new price means it's now cheaper than ever to build (or upgrade) your PC.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X 8-core 3.8Ghz processor £170.98 £149.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking to give your PC a cheap upgrade, then this capable little CPU from AMD is ideal. It features eight cores and 16 threads, and runs at 3.8GHz. It doesn't require much power — just 95 watts — which makes it ideal for compact gaming PCs.

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X quad-core 3.5Ghz processor £110.98 £99.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This quad-core processor has dropped below £100, making it even better value than ever. It comes with four cores and eight threads, a 3.5GHz clock speed (which boosts to 3.7GHz) and fits the AM4 socket.

AMD Ryzen deals in the US for Amazon Prime Day

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $329 $199 at Amazon
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The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X might be a bit old now that Ryzen 3rd Gen is here, but this 8-core, 16-thread processor can still get the job done. And, with this Prime Day deal, you can save a whopping 39% on one of the best processors.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $199 $119 at Amazon
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The AMD Ryzen 5 2600 may be replaced by newer 3000-series CPUs, but that just means it can be found a lot cheaper. $119 isn't bad for a 6-core, 12-thread processor with overclocking potential. Not bad at all.


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Matt Hanson
Matt Hanson


Matt is TechRadar's Managing Editor for Computing and Entertainment, looking after two of the best, and most exciting, channels on the site. Having written for a number of publications such as PC Plus, PC Format, T3 and Linux Format, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. Ever since he got an Amiga A500+ for Christmas in 1991, he's loved using (and playing on) computers, and will talk endlessly about how The Secret of Monkey Island is the best game ever made. He's also a huge film and TV fan and Marvel geek, and his favorite recent film is Dune.