AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i5-7400

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

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

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7400

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 3 2300X.

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
Precision Boost
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Kaby Lake
Release Date Aug 2018 vs Sep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel HD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
L1 Cache 128 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 4096 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package µOPGA-1331 vs
Die Size 210mm² vs unknown
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X Intel Core i5-7400
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4200 MHz vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    4620 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    3960 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    15400 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    15840 points

Points - higher is better