Intel Core i5-6400 vs. Intel Core i3-7100 - Benchmark & CPU Comparison - compare CPU at cpu-monkey

Intel Core i5-6400 vs. Intel Core i3-7100

Intel Core i5-6400Intel Core i3-7100
2.70 GHzFrequency3.90 GHz
3.30 GHzTurbo (1 Core)
3.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)
4Cores2
NoHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
6 MBCache3 MB
Intel HD Graphics 530GPUIntel HD Graphics 630
0.35 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.10 GHz
9GPU Generation10
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units24
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
NoCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
SkylakeArchitectureKaby Lake
DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133MemoryDDR4-2400
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
LGA 1151SocketLGA 1151
65WTDP51W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q3/2015Release dateQ1/2017
Market priceca. 190 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
1.68 (82%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
2.05 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
5.42 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
5.15 (95%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
36.2 (95%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
38.1 (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 i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
140 (83%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
168 (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 i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
497 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
425 (86%)




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 i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
6869 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
5827 (85%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
3502 (88%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
3994 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i5-6400Intel Core i5-6400
4x 2.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
10070 (100%)
Intel Core i3-7100Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
8467 (84%)



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