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Core i5-10400T vs i3-4170


Description
The i5-10400T is based on Comet Lake architecture while the i3-4170 is based on Haswell.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the i5-10400T gets a score of 307.2 k points while the i3-4170 gets 92.7 k points.

Summarizing, the i5-10400T is 3.3 times faster than the i3-4170. To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
a0653
306c3
Core
Comet Lake-S
Haswell
Architecture
Base frecuency
2 GHz
3.7 GHz
Boost frecuency
3.6 GHz
3.7 GHz
Socket
FC-LGA 1200
LGA1150
Cores/Threads
6/12
2/4
TDP
35 W
54 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
6x32+6x32 kB
2x32+2x32 kB
Cache L2
6x256 kB
2x256 kB
Cache L3
12288 kB
3072 kB
Date
April 2020
March 2015

Non-optimized benchmark
The benchmark in Mode 0 (FPU) measures cpu performance with non-optimized software. It uses the basic µinstructions from the i386 architecture with the i387 floating point unit. This mode is compatible with all CPUs so it's practical to compare very different CPUs
Monothread
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
4004
4235 (5.77%)
Test#2 (FP)
14189
10580 (-25.44%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
4620
4867 (5.36%)
Test#1 (Memory)
11029
4200 (-61.92%)
TOTAL
33842
23882 (-29.43%)

Multithread

i5-10400T

i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
22767
7705 (-66.16%)
Test#2 (FP)
96586
27136 (-71.90%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
31652
11480 (-63.73%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2451
2681 (9.40%)
TOTAL
153456
49003 (-68.07%)

SSE3 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode I (SSE) is optimized for the use of SIMD instructions with 128 bits register and the SSE set up to version 3. Nearly every modern CPU has support for this mode.
Monothread
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
12610
13103 (3.91%)
Test#2 (FP)
17941
11680 (-34.90%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
4828
5065 (4.91%)
Test#1 (Memory)
10811
4190 (-61.24%)
TOTAL
46191
34038 (-26.31%)

Multithread

i5-10400T

i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
74617
25810 (-65.41%)
Test#2 (FP)
119634
25003 (-79.10%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
32645
11964 (-63.35%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2520
3875 (53.77%)
TOTAL
229416
66651 (-70.95%)

AVX optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode II (AVX) is optimized to used 256 bits registers beside the first version of the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). The first AVX compatible CPU was released in 2011.
Monothread
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
12498
13243 (5.97%)
Test#2 (FP)
19053
12371 (-35.07%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
4722
5110 (8.22%)
Test#1 (Memory)
10297
4168 (-59.53%)
TOTAL
46570
34892 (-25.08%)

Multithread

i5-10400T

i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
74581
28152 (-62.25%)
Test#2 (FP)
126959
29953 (-76.41%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
31762
11838 (-62.73%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2497
2733 (9.43%)
TOTAL
235799
72676 (-69.18%)

AVX2 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode III (AVX2), like AVX1, is optimized to used 256 bits registers beside the second version of the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). The first AVX2 compatible CPU was released in 2013.
Monothread
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
21999
22166 (0.76%)
Test#2 (FP)
19977
12584 (-37.01%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
4566
5089 (11.46%)
Test#1 (Memory)
11306
4399 (-61.09%)
TOTAL
57847
44238 (-23.53%)

Multithread

i5-10400T

i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
136687
46999 (-65.62%)
Test#2 (FP)
135254
31063 (-77.03%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
32756
11963 (-63.48%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2478
2683 (8.28%)
TOTAL
307175
92708 (-69.82%)

Performance/W
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
3905 points/W
870 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
3864 points/W
575 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
936 points/W
222 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
71 points/W
50 points/W
TOTAL
8776 points/W
1717 points/W

Performance/GHz
i5-10400T
i3-4170
Test#1 (Integers)
6111 points/GHz
5991 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
5549 points/GHz
3401 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
1268 points/GHz
1375 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
3141 points/GHz
1189 points/GHz
TOTAL
16069 points/GHz
11956 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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