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AMD leads Amazon's top 10 CPU best sellers with 9 out of 10 entries

AMD's Ryzen 2000 and 3000 CPUs are clearly the preffered solutions for DIY PC builders. (Source: AMD)
AMD's Ryzen 2000 and 3000 CPUs are clearly the preffered solutions for DIY PC builders. (Source: AMD)
Intel manages to snag the 10th position with the Core i5-9600K, while AMD's models are mostly mid-range CPUs from the 2000 and 3000 series. Thanks to the latest Black Friday deals, the Ryzen 7 2700X occupies the first position with a US$159 price tag. Despite very low supplies, the Ryzen 9 9800X is also featured in the 6th place.
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AMD managed to completely change the CPU market dynamics with the introduction of the Zen microarchitecture back in 2017. With the second gen Ryzen CPUs, AMD even managed to outsell the Intel competition for the first time in years, and the market share slowly started to climb to the point where the red team now controls more than 18% globally, with notable recent gains in the Japanese and European markets. This is also a direct consequence to Intel’s CPU shortages that lead quite a few OEMs to compensate for the missing supplies with AMD’s offers. The fact that AMD was first to deliver 7 nm CPUs also helped. Now that Black Friday deals are in full effect, AMD is completely dominating the top 10 Amazon CPU best sellers, as its models occupy positions 1 through 9.

To further prove that the second gen Ryzens constituted the tipping point for AMD’s success, the Ryzen 7 2700X is currently the top best-selling CPU on Amazon, with a very enticing US$159 price tag. Intel’s only top 10 CPU is the i5-9600K occupying the 10th place, currently selling for US$222.99. The i9-9900K is occupying the 11th position, and most of the AMD CPUs are mid-range models. Here is the complete top 10 list:

  1. AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - US$159
  2. AMD Ryzen 5 3600X - SU$199.99
  3. AMD Ryzen 7 3800X - US$329.99
  4. AMD Ryzen 5 2600 - US$114.99
  5. AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - US$309.99
  6. AMD Ryzen 9 3900X - US$499.99
  7. AMD Ryzen 5 2600X - US$119.99
  8. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - US$194
  9. AMD Ryzen 7 2700 - US$139.99
  10. Intel Core i5-9600K - US$222.99
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Bogdan Solca
Bogdan Solca - Senior Tech Writer - 1575 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I first stepped into the wondrous IT&C world when I was around seven years old. I was instantly fascinated by computerized graphics, whether they were from games or 3D applications like 3D Max. I'm also an avid reader of science fiction, an astrophysics aficionado, and a crypto geek. I started writing PC-related articles for Softpedia and a few blogs back in 2006. I joined the Notebookcheck team in the summer of 2017 and am currently a senior tech writer mostly covering processor, GPU, and laptop news.
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Bogdan Solca, 2019-11-29 (Update: 2019-11-29)