Intel Core i5-10300H vs Core i5-10400H

General info

Comparing Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Value for money (0-100)
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Comet Lake
 
Intel Comet Lake
Architecture codename
Comet Lake
 
Comet Lake
Release date
17 September 2020
 
2 April 2020
Price now
$1275
 
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Technical specs

Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
2.5 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
72 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCBGA1440
 
FCBGA1440
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
+
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 
-

Security technologies

Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
128 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
45.8 GB/s
 
45.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H.
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.05 GHz
 
1.1 GHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
4096x2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i5-10300H 9.94
i5-10400H 9.99 +0.5%

3DMark06 CPU

i5-10300H 9744 +1.7%
i5-10400H 9578

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i5-10300H 7130
i5-10400H 7403 +3.8%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i5-10300H 27692 +7.6%
i5-10400H 25731

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

i5-10300H 2.16
i5-10400H 2.18 +0.9%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

i5-10300H 10 +0%
i5-10400H 10

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i5-10300H 187
i5-10400H 192 +2.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i5-10300H 891 +11.9%
i5-10400H 796

wPrime 32

i5-10300H 7.12 +250.1%
i5-10400H 24.93

WinRAR 4.0

i5-10300H 4825 +17.3%
i5-10400H 4115

x264 encoding pass 1

i5-10300H 190
i5-10400H 191 +0.5%

x264 encoding pass 2

i5-10300H 53 +8.2%
i5-10400H 49

TrueCrypt AES

i5-10300H 3.1
i5-10400H 5.3 +71%

Passmark

i5-10300H 8821
i5-10400H 8863 +0.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-10300H and Core i5-10400H are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-10300H

Somewhat newer (17 September 2020 vs 2 April 2020)

Advantages of Intel Core i5-10400H

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
Higher maximum frequency (4600 vs 4500 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2600 vs 2500 MHz)

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