AMD's new Ryzen 7 2700X: $369, cheaper than 8700K by $1

AMD's refreshed Ryzen 7 2700X: 8C/16T @ 4.35GHz for $369?! Now this would be a game changer!

Published Wed, Mar 7 2018 8:32 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:52 AM CST

AMD will not be releasing the flagship successor to the Ryzen 7 1800X according to the new leaks, with the highest-end Ryzen 7 2000-series processor landing in the hands of the new Ryzen 7 2700X.

AMD's new Ryzen 7 2700X: $369, cheaper than 8700K by $1 |

AMD will be retailing the Ryzen 7 2700X at just $369, making it cheaper than the $370 MSRP on the Intel Core i7-8700K, while offering more cores. AMD's upcoming Ryzen 7 2700X will be an 8C/16T processor, competing against Intel's best gaming processor in the Core i7-8700K with 6C/12T of processing power.

We are expecting X470-based motherboards to be launched on April 19 according to the new rumors, so we should expect many more detailed on the new Ryzen CPUs and 400-series chipset in the coming weeks.


Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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