Intel Core i5-10400F vs Intel Core i5-11400

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Intel Core i5-10400F CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-11400
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-11400

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-10400F and the Intel Core i5-11400 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-10400F 6 core processor released in Q2/2020 with the Intel Core i5-11400 which has 6 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2021.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Intel Core i 10000 (43) CPU group Intel Core i 11000 (22)
10 Generation 11
Comet Lake S Architecture Rocket Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-9400F Predecessor Intel Core i5-10400
Intel Core i5-11400F Successor Intel Core i5-12400

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-10400F is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz). The processor can compute 12 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i5-11400 clocks with 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz), has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400
6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.90 GHz Frequency 2.60 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.40 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 730
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.30 GHz
-- GPU Generation 12
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 24
-- Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 730
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 128 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i5-10400F, while the Intel Core i5-11400 supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
42.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache 3.00 MB
12.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
16 PCIe lanes 20
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-10400F has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i5-11400 is 65 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) 154 W @ 56 s
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-10400F has 12.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of Intel Core i5-11400 is at 15.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400
14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
LGA 1200 Socket LGA 1200
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2020 Release date Q1/2021
157 $ Release price 182 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 7 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10400F (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 9 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10400F (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
68 (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
85 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
443 (75%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
593 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1120 (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1402 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8191 (81%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
10155 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1120 (74%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1513 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6014 (83%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7270 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1433 (72%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1978 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6322 (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7895 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
450 (85%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
529 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
3197 (82%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
3888 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
110 (81%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
135 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
12399 (73%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
17082 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
458 (81%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
565 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
3548 (84%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
4249 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
190 (88%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
216 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1341 (84%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1598 (100%)

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 i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.30 GHz
499 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-11400
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