Here are the best retailers to buy the Intel 13th gen processors from on launch day
Updated: Oct 14, 2022 5:39 pm
Intel’s 13th gen release date is almost here, so for those looking to upgrade or finally bit the bullet and build a new gaming PC, here are the best retailers you should buy the latest Raptor Lake CPUs.
We are going to be supplying you with all the major retailer links for the US, UK, Canada, and Europe to ensure you get the 13th gen into your system as soon as possible.
Intel’s flagship, the i9-13900K already looks very promising in terms of performance, boasting a single-core performance uplift of around 15% and a multi-core uplift of 41%.
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Where to buy Intel 13th Gen CPUs
Below we have split out the where to buy section for each region. Depending on where you buy the Intel 13th gen processor from, the stock may vary.
Where to buy Intel 13th Gen CPUs US
For those in the US who want to buy Intel 13th Gen processors online, the three best retailers to start are Amazon and Best Buy.
Where to buy Intel 13th Gen CPUs UK
For those in the UK who want to buy Intel 13th Gen processors online, there should be a wide selection of retailers to purchase from such as Amazon, Ebuyer, Currys, Scan, Overclockers, and more.
Where to buy Intel 13th Gen CPUs Canada
For those in Canada who want to buy Intel 13th Gen processors online, the best retailers to start are Amazon and Best Buy.
Where to buy Intel 13th Gen CPUs Europe
What Intel 13th Gen SKUs can you buy on launch?
The main SKUs in the 13th generation are 13900K and KF, 13700K and KF, and 13600K and KF.
There are more, but these are the more mainstream desktop SKUs belonging to the i9, i7, and i5 families.
Which Intel 13th Gen CPU should you buy?
Like every generation of Intel CPUs, they are priced accordingly. For those that want the very best, the i9-13900K, Intel’s flagship, is going to offer an unbelievable amount of performance for gaming, heavy load tasks, and everything else.
Intel’s i7-13700K, another powerful processor will be a bit of an easier pill to swallow, offering blistering speeds and a much lower price than the flagship.
For those that simply want a fast gaming CPU, the Intel i5-13600K is your go-to guy. Like previous generations, you will be getting fast single-core performance with plenty of multithreaded play too.
Intel 13th Gen buy price
Intel’s latest generation will not come cheap, however, these SKUs over a wide variety of price points if the performance lives up to what we have been seeing thus far.
- The i9-13900K is a 24-core -32-thread CPU that can boost up to 5.8GHz, and costs £679
- The i7-13700K is a 16-core, 24-thread CPU that can boost up to 5.4GHz, and costs £499
- The i5-13600K is a 14-core, 20-thread CPU that can boost up to 5.1GHz, and costs £389