Intel Core i5-7400 vs Intel Core i5-6600

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

Intel Core i5-6600
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    127%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    111%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    143%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7400

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-6600.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600

11% higher single threaded performance.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 43% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 27% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-6600

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-6600

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600

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



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
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 i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsSkylake
Release DateSep 2016vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 630vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Sizeunknownvs177mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7400Intel Core i5-6600
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    3960 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    15840 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    15180 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    549
  • Intel Core i5-6600 (simulated)
    787.29

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7400
    148
  • Intel Core i5-6600 (simulated)
    165.75

points - higher is better