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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Lower typical power consumption 30.06W vs 41.44W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Higher GPU clock speed 400 MHz vs 350 MHz Around 15% higher GPU clock speed
Lower annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year vs 12.29 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 32.41 $/year vs 44.68 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 6100

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 1.84 pt/$ vs 0.36 pt/$ More than 5x better performance per dollar
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 476 Around 4.5x better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 5,478 vs 1,271 More than 4.2x better PassMark score
Better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 5% better turbo clock speed
Better performance per watt 4.51 pt/W vs 2.61 pt/W Around 75% better performance per watt
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4400E vs i3 6100

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4400E  vs
i3 6100 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 37W 51W
Annual home energy cost 8.91 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 32.41 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 2.61 pt/W 4.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 30.06W 41.44W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 4400E  vs
i3 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.7 GHz 4.25 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 4.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.7 GHz 4.25 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label HD 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 65,536 MB
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