What is the AMD equivlent to an i5 2500k?

I'd like to upgrade my processor and have heard that the i5 2500k is pretty good and am wondering if AMD competitor to it is any good?
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  1. 8350 probably closest AMD chip.
  2. ^ Yep

    FX-81XX/83XX are the closest competitors to the Intel Core i5's (SB & IB)
  3. Well unfortunately there is not really any AMD equivalent.I agree with above comments though.
  4. bigcyco1 said:
    Well unfortunately there is not really any AMD equivalent.I agree with above comments though.

    :lol:
  5. Err...I will say that the 965 BE is only 25% worse, clock for clock, than the 2500k. However, the 965 is half the price of the 2500k.
  6. FX8350
  7. Yep.

    FX8350 is the closest you can get.
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