Intel's Core i5-12600K Back on Sale For $265: Real Deals – Tom's Hardware

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By published 9 May 22
Great CPU, even better price.
Today is a great day to grab an Intel Core i5-12600K for just $265 at Newegg if you’re looking to build that new PC with a 12th Gen Alder Lake CPU at its heart. You will of course have to pair the CPU with a new LGA 1700 socketed motherboard.
The Asus ROG Strix 15-inch gaming laptop is also on sale at Newegg for $1,979, and with its 300Hz display and an RTX 3080, this is an impressively specced machine.
One of Razer’s premium headsets, the Kraken Ultimate has over 50% knocked off of its retail price at the moment making the Razer Kraken Ultimate only $64 on Amazon.
Scroll down for more fantastic deals. 
Intel Core i5-12600K: was $294, now $265 with code SSBS922 at Newegg
The Core i5-12600K is a great all-rounder for an affordable price — made even better with this discount. With 10 cores/16 threads and a max clock speed of 4.9 GHz. Plus the impressive setup of six performance cores and four efficiency cores is great for day-to-day use.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 Gaming Laptop: was $2,399, now $1,979 at Newegg
This config of the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 Gaming Laptop has an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX CPU and an RTX 3080 GPU. Its RAM sits at 16GB and storage at 1TB, plus this laptop has a 300 Hz IPS display.
Razer Kraken Ultimate Gaming Headset: was $129, now $64 at Amazon
The Razer Kraken Ultimate RGB gaming headset features Razer’s Chroma RGB lighting profiles via its Synapse software, THX-certified virtual 7.1 surround sound, a retractable microphone, gel-infused ear cushions, and earcup audio controls.
Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition CPU Air Cooler: was $52, now $29 at Newegg
The Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition includes an SF120R RGB Fan, 4 CD 2.0 heatpipes, with an anodized gun-metal black finish.
Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Low Profile Keys: was $149, now $99 at Best Buy
Corsair’s K70 RGB Rapidfire keyboard is a full-sized wired keyboard with Cherry MX low-profile mechanical switches. The K70 also comes with a soft-touch detachable wrist rest, dedicated multimedia controls, USB pass-through, and FPS/MOBA keycap sets.  
Stewart Bendle is a deals writer at Tom’s Hardware. A firm believer in “Bang for the buck” Stewart likes to research the best prices for hardware and build PCs that have a great price for performance ratio.
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