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Core i3-9100F vs Core i5-7400

Core i3-9100F vs Core i5-7400: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i3-9100F

3.6 GHz | 4-core

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Intel Core i3-9100F Desktop Processor 4 Core Up to 4.2 GHz without Processor Graphics LGA1151 300 Series 65W

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Intel Core i5-7400

3.0 GHz | 4-core

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Intel Core i5 i5-7400 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz Processor - Socket H4 LGA-1151 OEM Pack

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i3-9100F

3.6 GHz | 4-core

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Intel Core i3-9100F Desktop Processor 4 Core Up to 4.2 GHz without Processor Graphics LGA1151 300 Series 65W

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Intel Core i5-7400

3.0 GHz | 4-core

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Intel Core i5 i5-7400 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz Processor - Socket H4 LGA-1151 OEM Pack

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Key Differences

In short, we have a clear winner — Core i3-9100F outperforms the more expensive Core i5-7400 on the selected game parameters, and is also a better bang for your buck! The better performing Core i3-9100F is 840 days newer than the more expensive Core i5-7400.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-9100F

  • Performs up to 6% better in Apex Legends than Core i5-7400 - 265 vs 249 FPS

  • Up to 15% cheaper than Core i5-7400 - $148.0 vs $175.0

  • Up to 20% better value when playing Apex Legends than Core i5-7400 - $0.56 vs $0.7 per FPS

Advantages of Intel Core i5-7400

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while Intel Core i3-9100F doesn't have integrated graphics

Apex Legends
Apex Legends

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i3-9100F Logo
Core i3-9100F

Desktop • Apr 23rd, 2019


FPS

265

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.56/FPS

100%

Price, $

$148

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i3-9100F Desktop Processor 4 Core Up to 4.2 GHz without Processor Graphics LGA1151 300 Series 65W

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Updated 43 minutes ago

Intel Core i5-7400 Logo
Core i5-7400

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017


FPS

249

94%

Value, $/FPS

$0.7/FPS

80%

Price, $

$175

84%

Intel Core i5 i5-7400 Quad-core (4 Core) 3 GHz Processor - Socket H4 LGA-1151 OEM Pack

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In Stock

Updated 43 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i3-9100F Logo
Core i3-9100F

Desktop • Apr 23rd, 2019

Intel Core i5-7400 Logo
Core i5-7400

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i3-9100F Logo
Core i3-9100F

Desktop • Apr 23rd, 2019


Single-Core

1039

100%

Multi-Core

3220

100%

Intel Core i5-7400 Logo
Core i5-7400

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017


Single-Core

880

82%

Multi-Core

2807

85%

Intel Core i3-9100F Logo

Intel Core i3-9100F

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Intel Core i5-7400 Logo

Intel Core i5-7400

Apr 23rd, 2019
Release DateJan 3rd, 2017
Core i3CollectionCore i5
Coffee LakeCodenameKaby Lake
Intel Socket 1151SocketIntel Socket 1151
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
4Cores4
4Threads4
3.6 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.0 GHz
4.2 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.5 GHz
65 WTDP65 W
14 nmProcess Size14 nm
36.0x
Multiplier30.0x
NoneIntegrated Graphics
HD 630
NoOverclockableNo

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