The problem with this is that if you own anything below 2070S you wont see the difference between i9 or Ryzen 7 same goes for people who game at 1440p and higher. Intel is best only for 165Hz+ gaming that's itThis is simply not true.
For gaming, Intel's $350 9700K matches and beats AMD's much more expensive chips, right up to their flagship. Chips like the 8700K are still better then the 3700 and 3800X...heck even 3-5 generation old i7's still hang with Ryzen or beat them.
The fastest gaming chip in the world in an Intel CPU, or the KS.
An article by PC Gamer has AMD in 3rd place for 2019 Best Gaming CPU's.
For the majority of people gaming, Intel is superior.
And the folks making the 'only at certain resolutions or with certain GPU's' argument need to go look at the results again. Intel's chips are faster across the board, at various low/high resolutions and with various GPU's both red and green. The 9700K absolutely wipes the floor with the 3700X and 3800X in gaming for the price.
I am not trying to be an Intel homer, Its just simply the truth.
16% of steam gamers folks. 2-3 years of Ryzen, and 16%.