The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X is a very powerful CPU especially if you are going to be taking full advantage of all the cores and threads that it has to offer. You can do plenty with the 8 cores and 16 threads that the CPU packs. While this might not be the best CPU for gaming, if you are also a content creator or streamer then this is something worth looking into.
The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X usually costs £330 but this month you can get this CPU for £289.99 from Overclockers UK and Scan, starting today. The offer is going to last for 2 weeks and you have until the 25th of September to order one for yourself. You can check out our review roundup in order to learn more about the CPU.
AMD Ryzen might not have the best performance in games like Destiny 2 but there is more to this CPU than meets the eyes. There is no denying that AMD has caused a lot of disruption in the CPU market and is quickly gaining market share due to the economic pricing of these CPUs and the added cores and threads as compared to mainstream Intel CPUs.
One of the cool features about these CPUs is that they come with an unlocked multiplier which means that they can be overclocked and XFR technology allows the CPU to overclock itself depending on the cooling solution that you are using.
People have bought the AMD Ryzen 1700X and overclocked it to get performance close to if not on par with the 1800X. That is some serious performance gains for the price. You can check out our guide in order to learn about Ryzen optimization and how you can get the most out of your AMD Ryzen CPU.
Let us know what you think about the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X and whether or not you are interested in buying one of these CPUs now that there is a price cut.