AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i5-7400

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    128%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    106%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    145%
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 45% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 28% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7400

6% higher single threaded performance.

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
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 Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsKaby Lake
Release DateJun 2017vsSep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvs
Die Size192 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1500XIntel Core i5-7400
Cpu Frequency3200 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3500 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    3850 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    3960 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    17177 points
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    15840 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    1691
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    1365

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    21892
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    14682

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100.03
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    115.08

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    574.13
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    352.96

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    152
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    148

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    799
  • Intel Core i5-7400
    549

points - higher is better