The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is an efficient gaming CPU with higher content material creation efficiency than the costlier 5800X3D – regardless that it is slower than the X3D in gaming. Nonetheless, at its worth level it hits a punch, and the boffins at HUKD have noticed an excellent deal for the 5800X at CCL. There, yow will discover the 5800X for £235 whenever you use code AFF15 with some nifty extras: a 64GB Micro SD card and a code for Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves.
The way in which it really works is fairly easy – it’s worthwhile to get your whole basket over £250 for the AFF15 code to work. So, choose something on the shop that is greater than £5.51, like this Micro SD card, add it to your basket alongside the 5800X, then use the AFF15 code to deliver the value all the way down to the £235 we quoted. The sport code will come along with your order, no opt-in crucial, from what we perceive.
So: why contemplate the 5800X? I believe I’ve beforehand taken an honest stab at answering that query, so I am going to flip it over to Previous Will. Right here we go:
The Ryzen 7 5800X was an awesome gaming CPU when it launched in 2020, and it stays one of many quickest choices going regardless of the current launch of Ryzen 7000 processors late final month. The 5800X additionally has two main benefits: it really works on a variety of low cost motherboards with DDR4 RAM, and it is method cheaper than the [also eight-core] 7700X…
By way of efficiency, the 5800X delivers round 80% of the efficiency of the 7700X in some CPU-limited situations (eg gaming at 1080p with an excellent GPU), and far much less when the GPU load is greater – both whenever you’re gaming at the next decision or when you have got a much less highly effective GPU then the 3090 I used for my testing.
So: £235 is an superior worth for a high-end CPU, and may depart an honest quantity in your funds for an awesome graphics card that may contribute much more to total gaming efficiency – particularly as AM4 motherboards and DDR4 RAM are less expensive than their next-gen counterparts.