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Nonsense. Nothing wrong with Ryzen, certainly runs cooler than the Intel cpus and heat kills any electronics eventually. Secondly the speed difference between Intel and Ryzen is minimal. My builds are running 2 to 1 Ryzen lately and many of those people are gamers. Third the Intel solution is definitely more expensive.Most gamers I know run multiple programs with a game so the more cores the better.
With the kind of money you want to spend, you can replace the graphic card too, you'll get better performance with a 1070 and an I5 than with an I7 and your old 970.