Another thing to touch on with the 5800X is its placement in the market. AMD pushes it as a competitor to the Intel 10700K based on core count. When in reality, we must also look at its cost. At the time of writing, 5800X costs $449, and the 10700K costs $399. Intel more recently pushed 10850K to market to cover the transition to 10900K, with a price of $449. This pits the 10850K as a direct market competitor to the 5800X for users choosing a platform.
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