Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i5-6400 Skylake

Intel Pentium Gold G5600


Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake

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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 89
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5600 BX80662I56400
Release Date April 2018 September 2015
Effective Value
TDP 54 Watts 65 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Pentium Gold Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 2 4
CPU Threads 4 4
CPU Clock Rate 3900MHz 2700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3300MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"What is the Intel Core i5-6400? The Core i5-6400 sits squarely in the middle of Intel's mainstream desktop processor range. Packing the latest Skylake architecture and 14nm manufacturing process as the company's flagship Core i7 6700K it has everything..."

Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i5-6400 Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5600:

  • 20% cheaper, you can save $39.68.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 3%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Around 17% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake:

  • 2 more cores.
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