AMD has given its flagship Ryzen 7 1800X a slight price cut. Now the chip will be selling for $469 at leading online retailers in the US. This is down $30 from its launch price of $499. While the Ryzen 7 1800X receives this $30 price cut the rest of the Ryzen series stays the same. So the Ryzen 7 1700X will still be $399 and the Ryzen 7 1700 (non X) is around $329. Ryzen 5 prices are unchanged as well.
For those who don’t know AMD’s flagship Ryzen 7 1800X has eight cores, with SMT enabled you get 16 logical CPUs, 512 KB of L2 cache per core, and 16 MB of shared L3 cache. It is clocked at 3.60 GHz, with 4.00 GHz TurboCore frequency, and XFR (extended frequency range) unlocking higher automated overclocks depending on the your CPU cooler. The socket AM4 chip is built on the 14 nm process, and has a 95W TDP rating.