Intel’s ultra-fast Core i7-9700F gets a rare discount, and it’s a big one

By GIXnews

AMD’s hot new Ryzen 3000 CPUs may be bringing the fight to Intel, but Intel’s not just taking the punches. The company’s high-end Core processors remain the fastest gaming chips around and today, the Intel Core i7-9700F is just $320 on Amazon. That’s a massive $70 off the CPU’s usual price, and discounts on Intel processors are rare beasts indeed.

The eight-core, eight-thread Core i7-9700F is a close cousin to the vaunted Core i7-9700K, which we recommended behind the $500 Core i9-9900K as the best high end gaming CPU. The Core i7-9700 chips fall within spitting distance of the eight-core, 16-thread Core i9-9900K in gaming performance, where the 9900K’s Hyper-Threading capabilities matter less.

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Source:: IT news – Hardware Systems