AMD`s Ryzen Cpu`s are finaly for sale in South Africa. The new offering for team Red is very cost compedative with Intel`s offerings.

Ryzen

Here is a table for Cost to Perfomce

AMD Processor AMD Passmark AMD Price Intel Processor Intel Passmark Intel Price
AMD Ryzen 3 1200  7,131 R1733.00  Core I3-7100  5,893  R1796.00
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X  7,803 R2126.00  Core I3-7300  6,479  R2393.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1400  8,462 R2621.00  Core I3-7300  6,479  R2393.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X  10,523 R2963.00  Core I3-7350K  6,752  R2907.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1600  12,360 R3533.00  Core I5-7600  8,863  R3591.00
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X  13,174 R3875.00  Core I5-7600K  9,274  R3819.00
AMD Ryzen 7 1700  13,793 R4901.00  Core I7-7700K  12,133  R5529.00
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X  14,631 R5699.00  Core I7-7800X  14,594  R5871.00
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X  15,444 R7353.00  Core I7-6800K  13,626  R7011.00
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X  20,820 R13451.00
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x 22,460 R16757.00  Core I9 7900X  22,999  R15765.00

All prices INC VAT.