Intel Core i5-3550 vs Intel Pentium G4400

Intel Core i5-3550
3300 MHz / Cores: 4 / Apr 2012
Intel Core i5-3550Intel Socket 1155
Type: Desktop

Intel Pentium G4400
3300 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2015
Intel Pentium G4400Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-3550

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Pentium G4400

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

Intel Core i5-3550

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-3550

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-3550

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-3550

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

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
TXT
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
SSE4.1
AVX2
TSX
CLMUL
FMA3

Architecture

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
ArchitectureIntel_IvyBridgevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3, DDR4
CodenameIvy BridgevsSkylake
Release DateApr 2012vsSep 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs2
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 2500vsIntel HD 510

Cache

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs4096 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
SocketIntel Socket 1155vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp67°Cvs65°C
PackageFC-LGA12Cvs
Die Size160 mm²vs150 mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-3550Intel Pentium G4400
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP77 Wvs51 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-3550
    3811 points
  • Intel Pentium G4400
    3795 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-3550
    13596 points
  • Intel Pentium G4400
    7590 points

Points - higher is better