Intel Core i5-11400 vs. Intel Core i5-10400

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-11400 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-10400
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-10400
Intel Core i5 Family Intel Core i5
Intel Core i 11000 CPU group Intel Core i 10000
11 Generation 10
Rocket Lake S Architecture Comet Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-10400 Predecessor Intel Core i5-9400
Intel Core i5-12400 Successor Intel Core i5-11400

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
2.60 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
4.40 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 4.30 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.00 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 730 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.30 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
12 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 24
192 Shader 192
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-2666
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
3.00 MB L2 Cache
12.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

65 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
154 W @ 56 s TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 1200 Socket LGA 1200
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2021 Release date Q2/2020
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1313 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1110 (85%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
10074 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
7610 (76%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
529 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
450 (85%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
3888 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
3197 (82%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
190 (100%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1341 (100%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1513 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1120 (74%)
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
7270 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
5870 (81%)
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Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6x 2.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
3.75 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
3.75 (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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.30 GHz
499 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (92%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-10400
Unknown Unknown
In this comparison, 2 desktop processors are compared to those based on the base LGA 1200. The Intel Core i5-11400 was published in the first quarter of 2021 and is manufactured in the 14-nanometer procedure. It is based on the "Rocket Lake" microarchitecture and has a TDP of 65 watts. The Intel Core i5-10400 was already on the market in the second quarter of 2020, is also manufactured in the 14-nanometer procedure, but is still based on the predecessor architecture "Comet Lake".

The processors each have 6 cores and support the hyper-threading technique. The Intel Core i5-11400 has a basic clock frequency of 2.60 Gigahertz and the maximum turbo tact is 4,40 Gigahertz. With 2.90 Gigahertz, the basic clock at the Intel Core i5-10400 is slightly higher, but the maximum turbo tact with 4.30 gigahertz is a bit lower.

Both processors are equipped with an internal graphic unit. In the Intel Core i5-11400, the "Intel UHD Graphics 730" is used. This graphic unit clocks up to 1.30 gigahertz and has 24 switching units with 192 shaders. In the Intel Core i5-10400, the "Intel UHD Graphics 630" is installed. This IGPU clocks up to 1.20 gigahertz and also has 24 execution units with 192 shaders. The "Intel UHD Graphics 730" reaches a FP32 computing power of 499 gigaFlops and is thus 8 percent faster than the "Intel UHD Graphics 630", which reaches 461 Gigaflops.

Both processors can be operated with up to 128 gigabytes of memory. In the Intel Core i5-11400, DDR4 modules can be installed with a clock frequency of up to 3200 megahertz, but the Intel Core i5-10400 also supports DDR4 modules only up to a clock frequency of 2933 Megahertz.

The Intel Core i5-11400 has 20 4.0 PCIe pipes, the Intel Core i5-10400 must be content with 16 lines of the previous generation 3.0.

Intel Core I5-11400 Intel Core i5-10400

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