CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G4400 vs 3470 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3470  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium G4400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G4400

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Much better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score 14.46 mPixels/s vs 4.6 mPixels/s Around 3.2x better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score
Much lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 86.05W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 4,059 vs 2,983 More than 35% better geekbench 3 single core score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jun, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 31.22 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.99 GHz vs 3.67 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per dollar 2.8 pt/$ vs 2.7 pt/$ Around 5% better performance per dollar
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 84.62 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Intel Core i5 3470

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Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 10% better turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better PassMark score 6,607 vs 3,597 Around 85% better PassMark score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better performance per watt 4.41 pt/W vs 3.28 pt/W Around 35% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G4400 vs Core i5 3470

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G4400
14.45 mHash/s
Core i5 3470
3.08 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium G4400
14.46 mPixels/s
Core i5 3470
4.6 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium G4400
0.98 fps
Core i5 3470
0.67 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium G4400
5,770 MB/s
Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G4400  vs
Core i5 3470 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 54W 77W
Annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year 31.22 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year 84.62 $/year
Performance per watt 3.28 pt/W 4.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.88W 86.05W

bus

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

details

Pentium G4400  vs
Core i5 3470 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L3 cache 3 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.99 GHz 3.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.19 GHz 4.09 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.99 GHz 3.67 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 510 Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
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