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Haven't seen cheaper. Now the big question is - will it be cheaper on Black Friday?
Original 20% off at Selected Sellers on eBay Deal Post
8600K also available for a pretty decent price: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Intel-Core-i5-8600K-Coffee-Lake-...
Ple has them for $395 i got one last week https://www.ple.com.au/viewitem.aspx?inventoryitemid=629393
Link above is $357.88 after using the PING20 code
Look like you will also need a new motherboard: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-coffee-lake-z270-z370...
Here is a motherboard just right for it.
The secret us in the glue.
Inteliboys attacks and downvoting me for the fair comment about Ryzen 7. But they simply don't understand that without rivals Intel won't move any directions.
Aussies just don't like competition.
I don't see any reason to buy this CPU if you can buy Ryzen 7 1700 for 369$. i7 8700 may outperforms Ryzen 7 in most games for 5-10% but it can't justify 150$ difference.
While there are use-cases for this CPU, I don't think you should be getting downvoted. You're paying $150 more for the CPU, $100 more for a suitable z370 and if you want to properly overclock it you need $100+ worth of cooling. For what is indeed 5-10% higher gaming performance and inferior multithreaded performance and a dead platform.
Perhaps you are not looking hard enough: http://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Intel-Core-i7-8700K-vs-...
Also quite shortsighted to assume people only play games with this - it's the fastest reasonably priced single core (speed) CPU, which makes it a great pick for many applications.
You can't use a synethic benchmark to meaningfully measure CPU performance, especially UserBenchmark of all things.
Was basing my figures off an actual Techpowerup review.
I didn't say people only play games with this either. But if they don't the r7 1700 boasts better raw multithreaded performance. And if they want a cheaper CPU with equivalent gaming performance they may as well get the 8400 which performs identically.
that review is flawed…they are using a 1080 rather than 1080ti; even at 720p you can see some GPU bottlenecks on certain games in that list. they've also included frame limited games where basically all the CPUs are hitting the same frames.
yes 720p is not the whole picture and is basically attempting to predict future performance but including frame limited or gpu bound titles in the results just skews the results against the higher-end CPUs
i agree the 8400 is the better buy for most (in games)
Perhaps if you want CPU for the work you should definitely go with Ryzen 7 which is 8 cores and easily outperforms 8700 in most work related workloads. Who is using single core apps this days.
CAD and most Adobe software rely on fast single core performance.
@TheContact: Games are also still very single core performance dependant
it's a lot more than 5-10% in games…
the i5 7640x is cheaper than i5 7600 on msy, can someone explain? is this because of the socket 2066?
yes , the architecture is old. i5-7640X is Kaby Lake.
As been said, those are both Kaby Lake CPUs.
This here in this deal thread is the i7-8700K and also that i5-8600K are both the new Coffee Lake CPUs.
im just asking a cpu related question.. because 7640x was on newegg as well but msy is cheaper
Have you included the cost premium of a X299 motherboard?
This CPU would be a perfect combination with the Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 motherboard from Amazon about $287 AUD delivered.
Would you recommend this over an Asus Z370-E motherboard?
All i can say is the cheapest price that i can see listed on staticice for the Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 is $379 at IJK. Amazon has it on a sale. Cheapest for the Asus Z370-E on staticice is $313.80. The Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 7 is probably better value for the money since it's currently cheaper at Amazon.
all gone :(
At this price it's no wonder.
It was around this price when launched 52X to 540 ( due to demand and increase to like 6XX ) but knowing the price drop/black Friday on Ryzen CPU i.e 1800x and the rest of the range this doesn't seem that great.
8700k Price overinflated when its a 7700k with more cores then if need more cores go 1800x or 1700 for the new price drops
This should also include the Intel Enthusiast Gaming Bundle Q4 2017, which comes with a steam key for Total War: Warhammer II, and a Origin key for Assassin's Creed Origins.
I cancelled one of my orders. There is one left NOW.
Missed out as well ):
Thanks OP, just ordered about 20 mins ago when I refreshed and noticed additional stock.
Great price (cheapest available at the moment) and includes shipping, cashrewards, and Aussie stock for warranty and credit card price protection :)