Intel Core i5-9400 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Intel Core i5-9400
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
2900 MHz / Cores: 6 / Sep 2018
Intel Core i5-9400

AMD Ryzen 5 2600
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-9400

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 2600.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
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
Boost 2.0
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT

Architecture

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
ArchitectureIntel_CoffelakevsAMD_Zen_Plus
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsZen
Release DateSep 2018vsMar 2018

Cores

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Cores6vs6
Threads6vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsUHD Graphics 630vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache9216 KB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA1151vsuPGA
Die Sizeunknownvs192mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-9400AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Cpu Frequency2900 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4100 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9400
    4920 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    4290 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9400
    20880 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    27376 points

Points - higher is better