Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i5-8400

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Intel Core i5-8400

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Price
$94.39
$184.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80684I58400
Release Date April 2018 October 2017
Performance
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92nd
42nd
Effective Value
11th
8th
TDP 54 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 2 6
CPU Threads 4 6
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4000MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 9.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Anyone looking to buy a completely new desktop PC today should avoid previous-generation Intel CPUs simply because you get more physical cores at all price levels with 8th Gen Core models as well as AMD's entire Ryzen lineup. The Core i5-8400 is an..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i5-8400. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 49% cheaper, you can save $90.60.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 17% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8400:

  • Much better average performance, around 41%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
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