I did not see (or expect) any cpu options during the order process. Maybe later once the storefront is up and running?
I’m guessing they felt the Xeon bronze 3204 was adequate for a basic homelab server and a few containers. I plan on swapping in a used first generation Xeon from Ebay. They’re dirt cheap, just watch all those pins.
Regarding data cables, sounds like they’re included with full build: