Intel Core i5-11400H vs Intel Core i7-11800H

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Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i7-11800H

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-11400H and the Intel Core i7-11800H and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-11400H 6 core processor released in Q2/2021 with the Intel Core i7-11800H which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2021.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Core i 11000H (17) CPU group Intel Core i 11000H (17)
11 Generation 11
Tiger Lake H Architecture Tiger Lake H
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i7-12800H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-11400H is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.70 GHz (4.50 GHz). The processor can compute 12 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-11800H clocks with 2.30 GHz (4.60 GHz), has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-11400H Characteristic Intel Core i7-11800H
6 Cores 8
12 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.70 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
4.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.60 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.40 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 i5-11400H Characteristic Intel Core i7-11800H
-- 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.

Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (16 EU) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.45 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.45 GHz
11 GPU Generation 11
10 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 3
16 Compute units 32
128 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 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.

Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (16 EU) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU)
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 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode 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 i5-11400H, while the Intel Core i7-11800H supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-11400H Characteristic Intel Core i7-11800H
DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC No
5.00 MB L2 Cache --
12.00 MB L3 Cache 24.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 20
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-11400H has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-11800H is 45 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-11400H Characteristic Intel Core i7-11800H
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
35 W TDP down 35 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-11400H has 17.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 10 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-11800H is at 24.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm.

Intel Core i5-11400H Characteristic Intel Core i7-11800H
10 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
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, AVX-512
BGA 1787 Socket BGA 1787
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
Q2/2021 Release date Q2/2021
250 $ Release price 395 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-11400H (95%)
Intel Core i7-11800H (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-11400H (74%)
Intel Core i7-11800H (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1415 (95%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1492 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
9237 (76%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
12180 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1442 (92%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1559 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6576 (73%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
8949 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1922 (97%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1985 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6237 (68%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9219 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
545 (94%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
577 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
3745 (76%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
4930 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (16 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
371 (50%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
742 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
15914 (76%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
20987 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
558 (96%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
581 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
3669 (72%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
5128 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
581 (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 i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
168 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i7-11800H
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