Intel Core i5-7400 vs Intel Core i5-6400

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

Intel Core i5-6400
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
2700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6400

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7400

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

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6400

None

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

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
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

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Skylake
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 0 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-6400
Cpu Frequency 3300 MHz vs 2700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 3300 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    3960 points
  • Intel Core i5-6400
    3795 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    15840 points
  • Intel Core i5-6400
    12420 points

Points - higher is better