This is summary of ryzen 6 cores vs i5. https://www.zentechpro.com/single-post/2017/04/13/Ryzen-1600X-review-analysis---Part-1 Basucally, intel got nothing against it. i5 already at near max utilization on modern games. Intel must bring something on the table or at least lower prices. This is the worst timing to buy i5 or other Intel chips.