Which basically makes them even chips. AMD wins where Intel doesn't while Intel wins where AMD doesn't. wouldn't you agree
Competitive, yes. Equal? Not so much. There's too much variation between their losses and wins and the often significant margins of them. For example, the FX-8350 and a similarly priced i5 are competitive because they trade blows, but they're not equal. I'd say that they have equal positions as relative to the other overall, but different situations can call for one over the other.
However, I suppose I might be over-complicating it at at point