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Intel Core i5-6400

The Intel Core i5-6400 is a desktop class quad-core CPU. The additional 4 threads are not available to the CPU as it is missing the HyperThreading support. The i5-6400 is based on Skylake architecture and clocks within the 2.7 GHz to 3.3 GHz range. 

SeriesIntel Core i5 (Desktop)
CodenameSkylake
Series: Core i5 (Desktop) Skylake
Intel Core i5-6600K (compare)3500 - 3900 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6500 (compare)3200 - 3600 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6600T (compare)2700 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
» Intel Core i5-64002700 - 3300 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6500T (compare)2500 - 3100 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6400T (compare)2200 - 2800 MHz4 / 46 MB
Clock Rate2700 - 3300 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)65 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
SocketFCLGA1151
FeaturesDDR3(L)-1600/DDR4-2133 Memory Controller, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
GPUIntel HD Graphics 530 (350 - 950 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$187 U.S.
Announcement Date08/05/2015
Product Link (external)Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6400

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
510 Points (134%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
134 Points (88%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
5.9 Points (163%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
5088 Points (86%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
18297 Points (153%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
327.1 seconds (4%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
10.5 seconds (2%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
33.9 fps (149%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
150.1 fps (138%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (27%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.4 GB/s (70%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
2.7 GB/s (123%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
6283 points (134%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
48092 Points (31%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
50839 Points (117%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
53239 Points (92%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
4894 Points (137%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
6903 Points (73%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
82.9 ms (1%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core i5 (Desktop)

» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 7600K
   3.8 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 8 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 7500
   3.4 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6600K
   3.5 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 4590
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 3570K
   3.4 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6500
   3.2 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 3550
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 3470
   3.2 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2500K
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6600T
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 4460
   3.2 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 7500T
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 4430
   3 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6400
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6500T
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2400
   3.1 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6400T
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 750
   2.66 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 8 MB L3

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i5 7287U
   3.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Intel Comet Lake i3-10110U
   2.1 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon SQ1
   3 GHz + 2 MB
- Intel Core i7 7560U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 8cx
   2.84 GHz + 2 MB
» Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6400
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 6 MB L3
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6500T
   2.5 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2400
   3.1 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 960
   3.2 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 950
   3.06 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 2820QM
   2.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-12-25)