The CPU Shuffle of February 2023


January introduced plenty of CPU choices to our consideration from AMD and Intel, and in consequence we’ve made an entire host of modifications to the processor column of our fundamental chart!


New and Outdated CPUs, New and Outdated RAM


Among the CPUs coming to our chart this month are model new choices, just like the R5 7600 (no X). Some are older choices which now have extra evaluations, just like the i5-13700K. And a few are worthwhile variants of chips we had been already recommending, just like the i9-13900KF.

Moreover, DDR5 reminiscence is now much more reasonably priced, so we are able to advocate it in additional tiers. However it’s nonetheless priced larger than DDR4 RAM, so we nonetheless can not advocate DDR5 RAM in all places.


The Full Changelog


The listing of modifications (by tier) are as follows:

        • Excellent: Changed i5-12400F with i5-13400F, added new mobos, added DDR5 RAM
        • Nice: Changed i5-12400F with R5 7600 and R5 7600X, added new mobos, added DDR5 RAM
        • Excellent: Added i5-13600KF as an possibility, added new mobos, added DDR5 RAM
        • Wonderful: Changed i5-12600K with R5 7600X, added new mobos, added DDR5 RAM
        • Excellent: Changed R5 7600X with i5-13600KF and i5-13600K, added new mobos
        • Distinctive: Changed i5-13600K with i7-13700KF and i7-13700K
        • Fanatic: Changed R9 7900X with i9-13900KF and i9-13900K, added new mobos
        • Extremist: Added i9-13900KF as an possibility
        • Monstrous: Changed R9 3970X with i9-13900KS, added new mobos, added DDR5 RAM

CPUs Across the World


These updates are already reside within the tiers of the USA model of the chart, and can roll out to the variations for different international locations as they get up to date within the close to future.


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