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

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

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-10400F and the Intel Core i5-11400F 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 i5-11400F 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 i5-10400F
Intel Core i5-11400F Successor Intel Core i5-12400F

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 i5-11400F 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 i5-11400F
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

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400F
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

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 no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

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

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 i5-11400F 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 i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F 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 i5-11400F
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- 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 i5-11400F is at 15.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i5-10400F Characteristic Intel Core i5-11400F
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 157 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 7 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10400F (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400F (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 9 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10400F (80%)
Intel Core i5-11400F (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 (78%)
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
87 (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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
594 (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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 @ 4.30 GHz
458 (81%)
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
562 (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 (83%)
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
4255 (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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
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 i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1598 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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