Intel Pentium Gold G7400T vs Intel Core i5-12400

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Intel Pentium Gold G7400T CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-12400
Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Core i5-12400

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T or Intel Core i5-12400 - 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 Pentium Gold G7400T has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.10 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium Gold G7400T was released in Q1/2022.

The Intel Core i5-12400 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-12400 was released in Q1/2022.
Intel Pentium (150) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Intel Pentium G7000 (4) CPU group Intel Core i 12000 (34)
11 Generation 12
Alder Lake S Architecture Alder Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Pentium Gold G6400T Predecessor Intel Core i5-11400
-- Successor Intel Core i5-13400

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium Gold G7400T has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium Gold G7400T is 3.10 GHz while the Intel Core i5-12400 has 6 CPU cores and 12 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-12400 is at 2.50 GHz (4.40 GHz).

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Characteristic Intel Core i5-12400
2 Cores 6
4 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.10 GHz Frequency 2.50 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 GHz

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 Pentium Gold G7400T Characteristic Intel Core i5-12400
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Pentium Gold G7400T or Intel Core i5-12400 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 710 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 730
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.35 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.45 GHz
13 GPU Generation 12
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
16 Compute units 24
128 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
32 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 710 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 730
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

The Intel Pentium Gold G7400T can use up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s. The Intel Core i5-12400 supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 76.8 GB/s.

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Characteristic Intel Core i5-12400
DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
No ECC No
2.50 MB L2 Cache 7.50 MB
6.00 MB L3 Cache 18.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 5.0
20 PCIe lanes 20
78.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium Gold G7400T is 35 W, while the Intel Core i5-12400 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Characteristic Intel Core i5-12400
35 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) 117 W
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium Gold G7400T is manufactured in 10 nm and has 8.50 MB cache. The Intel Core i5-12400 is manufactured in 10 nm and has a 25.50 MB cache.

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Characteristic Intel Core i5-12400
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 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
LGA 1700 Socket LGA 1700
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q1/2022
77 $ Release price 192 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium Gold G7400T (60%)
Intel Core i5-12400 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium Gold G7400T (28%)
Intel Core i5-12400 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
982 (60%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1647 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2369 (25%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
9451 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.35 GHz
345 (62%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.45 GHz
557 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
5835 (30%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
19559 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
102 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
701 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
12454 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2181 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8820 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
664 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
4784 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
170 (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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
4737 (100%)

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 Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
12,454 CB R23 MC @ 82 W
152 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Core i5-12400
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