Intel Core i5-6400 vs Core i5-4570R

Intel Core i5-6400
Intel Core i5-4570R

General info

Comparing Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
10.13
 
n/d
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
n/d
Achitecture codename
Skylake
 
Haswell
Release date
1 September 2015
 
on June 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$187
 
n/d
Price now
$199
 
n/d

Technical specs

Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
4
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
4096 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
177 mm2
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
 
n/d
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
71 °C
Transistor count
n/d
 
1400 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R 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
FCLGA1151
 
FCBGA1364
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R. 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
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
My WiFi
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
FDI
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
+
 
-
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
n/d
OS Guard
+
 
+
Anti-Theft
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB / s
 
25.6 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R.
Integrated graphics
 
Intel Iris? Pro 5200
Max video memory
64 GB
 
2 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
n/d
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
950 MHz
 
1.15 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
n/d
VGA
n/d
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
n/d
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 
2880x1800@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
11.2 / 12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i5-6400 14.08
i5-4570R 14.13 +0.4%

Passmark

i5-6400 6754
i5-4570R 6776 +0.3%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
37 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-6400 and Core i5-4570R are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-6400

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion

Advantages of Intel Core i5-4570R

0.4% faster in synthetic tests
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)

So, Core i5-6400 or Core i5-4570R?

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