Intel Core i3-7100 vs. Intel Core i5-2400

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-7100 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-2400
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i5-2400
Intel Core i3 Family Intel Core i5
Intel Core i 7000 CPU group Intel Core i 2000
7 Generation 2
Kaby Lake S Architecture Sandy Bridge S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
3.90 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 630 GPU Intel HD Graphics 2000
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 6
14 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
24 Execution units 6
192 Shader 48
64 GB Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version 10.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2400 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

51 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 1151 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2017 Release date Q1/2011
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
635 (100%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
2350 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
267 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
941 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
168 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
425 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
973 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
691 (71%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
2076 (94%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
2206 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
Intel HD Graphics 2000 @ 1.10 GHz
106 (25%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
3994 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
8467 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
2.05 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
5.15 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
38.1 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
5827 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i5-2400
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