I5-2500k vs FX-8350 Black Edition Tags: CPUs Gaming Intel i5 Last response: December 12, 2012 10:03 PM in CPUs Share paul2906 December 5, 2012 11:10:25 AM I'm building a new gaming pc, and I found those two CPUs near my budget. I guess both of them are fine, but which one is the best for a gaming pc? More about : 2500k 8350 black edition monu_08 December 5, 2012 11:24:15 AM still i5 2500k is best for gaming 3ogdy December 12, 2012 10:03:36 PM The 8350 bests the 2500k. I'd go with AMD if those two are your options. You'll be better future-proof and performance-wise the FX-8350 should outperform the 2nd generation i5 2500k. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAMD FX-8350 Vishera V.S. Phenom 980 black edition Forum Intel Core i5-4690K vs AMD FX-8350 Black Edition for gaming and editing Forum SolvedWhat motherboard for the AMD FX8350 Black Edition 8 Core Processor please? Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 Black Edition? Forum SolvedFor the AMD FX-8350 Black Edition 8-Core 4.0ghz Forum SolvedIntel core i5-4460 haswell 3.2ghz or AMD FX-8350 Black Edition Vishera 8-Core 4.0GHz Forum SolvedAMD FX8350 Black Edition Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 Black Edition Vishera 4.0GHz Forum SolvedFX-8350 Black Edition overclocking Memory Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 Processor Black Edition Forum SolvedNeed a Gaming PC and i want to buy AMD FX Series FX-8350 4.0Ghz 8X Black Edition Forum SolvedAMD FX8350 Black Edition 8 Core Processor Forum Solvedis the AMD FX8350 Black edition good for gaming for like a year or two from now ?! Forum Overclocking appears to be disabled on my Sabertooth 990FX with an FX-8350 "Black Edition" Forum Will a AMD FX8350 Black Edition 8 Core Processor work with a Gigabyte 78LMT-S2P Mother Board? Forum What motherboard would be recommended for AMD FX-8350 8 Core Black Edition Processor Forum AMD FX Series FX-8350 4.0Ghz 8X Black Edition Forum Upgrading from a FX-8350 Black Edition Forum Will an FX-8350 Black Edition bottleneck a Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 with Boost? Forum Can a MSI Z87-MPOWER-MAX support a AMD FX8350 Black Edition 8 Core Processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !