Intel Pentium Gold G5400 vs Intel Core i3-6100

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Intel Pentium Gold G5400 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Core i3-6100

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium Gold G5400 or Intel Core i3-6100 ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Pentium Gold G5400 has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Pentium Gold G5400 was released in Q2/2018.

The Intel Core i3-6100 has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i3-6100 was released in Q3/2015.
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i3
Intel Pentium G5000 CPU group Intel Core i 6000
8 Generation 6
Coffee Lake S Architecture Skylake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i3-7100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium Gold G5400 or Intel Core i3-6100 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.70 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium Gold G5400 or Intel Core i3-6100 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. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel HD Graphics 610 GPU Intel HD Graphics 530
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
12 Execution units 24
96 Shader 192
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-2400 Memory DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

54 W TDP (PL1) 51 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium Gold G5400 or Intel Core i3-6100 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 1151 Socket LGA 1151
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, Linux
Q2/2018 Release date Q3/2015
60 $ Release price 117 $
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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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
368 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
916 (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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
918 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
901 (98%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2013 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1965 (98%)
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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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
357 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1044 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1045 (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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202 (46%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
5224 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4122 (79%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
947.2 (100%)
Show all Blender 2.81 (bmw27) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
152 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
152 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
384 (98%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
392 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3789 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3774 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
8033 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
8011 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1.94 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1.89 (97%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4.88 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4.81 (99%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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 Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
26.7 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Core i3-6100
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