Intel Core i5-9400F Without Graphics Now $134.99

Schools are almost back in session and that means retailers are offering lots of discounts on items that students might need. This week, Newegg has been offering a slew of deals on PC components that would be perfect for someone building a new rig for a new school year. 

Today, the online retailer has the Intel Core i5-9400F Coffee Lake 2.9 GHz desktop processor without integrated graphics for $134.99 with the code EMCTDUB22 at checkout. That’s $44 off the $179.99 MSRP and one of the lowest prices we have seen for this CPU. 

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The Core i5 features a max turbo boost of up to 4.1GHz, supports DDR4 as well as Intel Optane memory. 

We praised the Intel Core i5-9400F for its leading game performance and reasonable price. However, we -did not like that it lacks integrated graphics and comes  with a locked ratio multiplier. But if you are on the lookout for a mid-range CPU, this might be a good choice for you. 

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