AMD A12-9800 vs Intel Core i5-7400

AMD A12-9800
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
AMD A12-9800

Intel Core i5-7400
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7400

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    169%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    166%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD A12-9800
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    172%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD A12-9800

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-7400.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7400

Much higher single threaded performance (around 66% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 72% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 69% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-7400

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7400

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-7400

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7400

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
ArchitectureAMD_ExcavatorvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameBristol RidgevsKaby Lake
Release DateSep 2016vsSep 2016

Cores

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsRadeon R7vsNo

Cache

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache0 KBvs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvs
Die Size0 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD A12-9800Intel Core i5-7400
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A12-9800
    2898 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    3960 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD A12-9800
    9124 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    15840 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD A12-9800
    319
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    549

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD A12-9800
    89
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    148

points - higher is better