AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8400

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

Intel Core i5-8400
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
2800 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8400

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
    102%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
    102%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
    102%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8400

None

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
Architecture AMD_Zen_Plus vs Intel_Coffelake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Picasso vs Coffee Lake
Release Date Jul 2019 vs Jan 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
Cores 4 vs 6
Threads 8 vs 6
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 11 vs Intel UHD 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
L1 Cache 128K (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) vs 9216 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package µOPGA-1331 vs FC-LGA1151
Die Size 210mm² vs 151mm²
Process 12 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Intel Core i5-8400
Cpu Frequency 3700 MHz vs 2800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4200 MHz vs 4000 MHz
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 5 3400G
    4620 points
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    4800 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
    19861 points
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    20160 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (simulated)
    173.93
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    170

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (simulated)
    961.31
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    939

points - higher is better