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Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1151

Clockspeed: 2.7 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.3 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 6 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400 CPU @ 2.70GHz, Intel Core i5-6400 CPU @ 2.70GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 70.83

Overall Rank: 1352

Last Price Change: $73.00 USD (2023-02-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
5170

Single Thread Rating: 1966
Samples: 4128*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,941
Thread: 1,831

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz

Integer Math13,741 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,698 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers26 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,463 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression70.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics414 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,271 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,966 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$188.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$73.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,589
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,758
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,689
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,158
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,954
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,931
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,562
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,556
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,265
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
5,170
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
167.58
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.11
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
116.65
Intel Core i9-12900K
100.70
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.98
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
70.83
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
33.08
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,060
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,825
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,665
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
1,966
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1736068 - Feb 03 2023
4977
BL1735794 - Feb 03 2023
4153
BL1735786 - Feb 03 2023
5449
BL1735769 - Feb 03 2023
5383
BL1735169 - Feb 02 2023
5410
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
5,170
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
6,347 (+22.8%)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
5,645 (+9.2%)
Intel Core i3-6300 @ 3.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
4,363 (-15.6%)
Intel Core i3-6098P @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
4,154 (-19.7%)
Intel Core i5-4690K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
5,672 (+9.7%)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
5,595 (+8.2%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
5,350 (+3.5%)
Intel Core i3-6300T @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
4,029 (-22.1%)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
6,039 (+16.8%)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
5,499 (+6.4%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
4,953 (-4.2%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-6400
4,677 (-9.5%)


Is the Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,435
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,804
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,566
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,100
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,706
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,696
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,664
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,605
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,444
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,440
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz
952