Core i5-11400: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Core i5-11400 provides acceptable benchmark performance at 11.01% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Summary

Intel started Core i5-11400 sales 16 March 2021. This is a Rocket Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 1200 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

Primary details

Core i5-11400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking675
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation59.95
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRocket Lake (2021)
Release date16 March 2021 (3 years ago)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance per price, higher is better.

Detailed specifications

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores6 (Hexa-Core)
Threads12
Base clock speed2.6 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.4 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache256K (per core)of 98304 (EPYC 9654)
L3 cache12 MB (shared)of 1152.001953125 (EPYC 9684X)
Chip lithography14 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierNo

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-11400 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Socket1200
Power consumption (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i5-11400. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
AVX+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
TSX+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-11400's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200
Maximum memory bandwidth50 GB/sof 460.8 (EPYC 9124)
ECC memory support-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Core i5-11400.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 730

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version4.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes20of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i5-11400. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i5-11400 11.01

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i5-11400 17030

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 41%

i5-11400 1943

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 41%

i5-11400 7301

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Core i5-11400's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop CPUs.


Core i5-11500 102.09
Core i7-7820X 100.73
Core i5-11400 100

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Core i5-11400 is Ryzen 7 PRO 2700X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our ranking.

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Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Core i5-11400, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Core i5-11400 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 14868 configurations using Core i5-11400 in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
0.8% (113/14868)
RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
0.03% (5/14868)
RTX 4080 SUPER GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER
0.007% (1/14868)
RTX 4070 Ti GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
0.2% (23/14868)
RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XTX
0.03% (4/14868)
RTX 4070 SUPER GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER
0.04% (6/14868)
RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.2% (35/14868)
RX 7900 XT Radeon RX 7900 XT
0.01% (2/14868)
RX 6950 XT Radeon RX 6950 XT
0.02% (3/14868)

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