AMD FX-8350 or Intel i-7 4820k

I am building a PC for the first time, and can't decide which processor to go with. I will be using this PC for gaming only, and will not be over clocking. Now, I know that generally Intel outperforms AMD, but is the difference worth the extra 80-100 dollars? I have also heard that AMD is more likely to fluctuate in clock speed, is this true? And since I will most likely be upgrading my CPU, will it be smarter to go with Intel, or will AMD continue to release new CPU's that can compete with Intel or will I be stuck changing my motherboard and my CPU? In addition, does anyone have any other advice on my build?
Here it is:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/zjuventus14/saved/3gHb

Note: the CPU and motherboard are not there since, obviously I'm undecided.

Thanks
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  1. zjuventus14 said:
    I am building a PC for the first time, and can't decide which processor to go with. I will be using this PC for gaming only. Now, I know that generally Intel outperforms AMD, but is the difference worth the extra 80-100 dollars? I have also heard that AMD is more likely to fluctuate in clock speed, is this true? And since I will most likely be upgrading my CPU, will it be smarter to go with Intel, or will AMD continue to release new CPU's that can compete with Intel or will I be stuck changing my motherboard and my CPU? In addition, does anyone have any other advice on my build?
    Here it is:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/user/zjuventus14/saved/3gHb

    Note: the CPU and motherboard are not there since, obviously I'm undecided.

    Thanks


    I have an amd chip and i dont get any clock rate fluctuations. I would og with the amd and save some money and spend that on an after market cooler. This will allow you to overclock and the 8350 overclocks like a beast you may even be able to out perform some intel chips.:)
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