AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4930K

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Games supported 95%

General info

Comparing Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating793798
Place by popularityno data72
Value for money3.779.99
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Seriesno dataAMD Ryzen 5
Architecture codenameIvy Bridge-E (2013)Picasso (2019−2020)
Release date1 September 2013
(9 years old)
12 June 2019
(3 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$670no data
Current price$152 (0.2x MSRP)$335
Value for money

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Technical specs

Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores6 (Hexa-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads128
Base clock speed3.4 GHz3.7 GHz
Boost clock speed3.9 GHz4.2 GHz
L1 cache64 KB (per core)128K (per core)
L2 cache256 KB (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache12 MB (shared)4 MB (shared)
Chip lithography22 nm12 nm
Die size257 mm2210 mm2
Maximum core temperature67 °Cno data
Number of transistors1,860 million4,950 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier+no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G compatibility with other computer components: 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 configuration11 (Uniprocessor)
SocketFCLGA2011AM4
Thermal design power (TDP)130 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVXno data
AES-NI++
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Smart Response+no data
Demand Based Switching-no data

Security technologies

Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-no data
EDB+no data
Identity Protection+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data+
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size64 GB64 GB
Max memory channels42
Maximum memory bandwidth59.7 GB/s46.933 GB/s
ECC memory support-+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataAMD Radeon RX Vega 11

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4020

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall 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.

i7-4930K 7.56
+0.7%
Ryzen 5 3400G 7.51
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  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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: 67%

i7-4930K 9379
+0.6%
Ryzen 5 3400G 9319

Core i7-4930K outperforms Ryzen 5 3400G by 1% in Passmark.

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: 37%

i7-4930K 803
Ryzen 5 3400G 923
+14.9%

Ryzen 5 3400G outperforms Core i7-4930K by 15% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

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: 37%

i7-4930K 4914
+37.3%
Ryzen 5 3400G 3579

Core i7-4930K outperforms Ryzen 5 3400G by 37% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4930K and Ryzen 5 3400G. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 21 Mh/s no data

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 7.56 7.51
Recency 1 September 2013 12 June 2019
Boost clock speed 3900 4200
Base clock speed 3400 3700
Chip lithography 22 nm 12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 130 Watt 65 Watt

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Intel Core i7-4930K
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The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Core i7-4930K by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-4930K from AMD is Ryzen 5 PRO 3350G, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3350G Ryzen 5 PRO 3350G
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-4930K:

FX-9590 108.6
Ryzen 5 2500X 101.06
Core i7-4930K 100

Competitors of Ryzen 5 3400G by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3400G from Intel is Core i7-4930K, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i7-4930K Core i7 4930K
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 3400G:

Core i5-9400 101.46
Core i7-4930K 100.67
Ryzen 5 3400G 100

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