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i5-3570K is wayyyyy better. No contest and yes, he would see a significant jump in framerate. How much of a jump? I'm not sure and it would be phony to throw guesstimates around but I stand by my statement that the jump would be significant.

Your friend also has the option of upgrading to an FX-8320 which still isn't an i5-3570K at gaming but isn't too far off
Isn't his motherboard AM3,not AM3+? This one is his : Asus M4A89GTD Pro Click
If he's going to change motherboad,he thinks it'll be better off to switch to Intel.
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Samsung 140GB 7200RPM Standard one Stock Intel Heatsink Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
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