Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Pentium E2200

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Intel Core i5-12400 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium E2200
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Pentium E2200

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-12400 or Intel Pentium E2200 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-12400 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-12400 was released in Q1/2022.

The Intel Pentium E2200 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium E2200 was released in Q4/2007.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Core i 12000 (34) CPU group Intel Pentium D (6)
12 Generation 0
Alder Lake S Architecture Presler
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-11400 Predecessor --
Intel Core i5-13400 Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-12400 has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-12400 is 2.50 GHz (4.40 GHz) while the Intel Pentium E2200 has 2 CPU cores and 2 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium E2200 is at 2.20 GHz.

Intel Core i5-12400 Characteristic Intel Pentium E2200
6 Cores 2
12 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.50 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
4.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 i5-12400 Characteristic Intel Pentium E2200
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i5-12400 or Intel Pentium E2200 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

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

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-12400 can use up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s. The Intel Pentium E2200 supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 17.1 GB/s.

Intel Core i5-12400 Characteristic Intel Pentium E2200
DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR2-800
128 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 17.1 GB/s
No ECC No
7.50 MB L2 Cache 1.00 MB
18.00 MB L3 Cache --
5.0 PCIe version --
20 PCIe lanes --
78.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i5-12400 is 65 W, while the Intel Pentium E2200 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i5-12400 Characteristic Intel Pentium E2200
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
117 W TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-12400 is manufactured in 10 nm and has 25.50 MB cache. The Intel Pentium E2200 is manufactured in 65 nm and has a 1.00 MB cache.

Intel Core i5-12400 Characteristic Intel Pentium E2200
10 nm Technology 65 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+ ISA extensions --
LGA 1700 Socket LGA 775
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization None
Yes AES-NI No
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q4/2007
192 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-12400 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 (19%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-12400 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 (6%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1647 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
305 (19%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
9451 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
551 (6%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
19559 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
715 (4%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
4737 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
341 (7%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
102 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
701 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
12454 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2181 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8820 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
664 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
4784 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.45 GHz
557 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
170 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
12,454 CB R23 MC @ 82 W
152 (100%)
Intel Pentium E2200 Intel Pentium E2200
2.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Pentium E2200
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