Intel Pentium Gold G5420T vs Gold G5400

We compared two 2-core desktop CPUs: the 3.2 GHz Intel Pentium Gold G5420T against the 3.7 GHz Gold G5400. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between G5400 and G5420T
Advantages of Intel Pentium Gold G5420T
  • Consumes up to 40% less energy than the Pentium Gold G5400 – 35 vs 58 Watt
  • Newer - released 1-year and 1-month later
Advantages of Intel Pentium Gold G5400
  • 17% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 944 vs 807 points
  • More than 12° C higher critical temperature


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Pentium Gold G5420T and Gold G5400


Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 April 3, 2018
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Model number G5420T G5400
Socket LGA-1151 LGA-1151
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 610 UHD Graphics 610


Cores 2 2
Threads 4 4
Base Frequency 3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Bus frequency - 100 MHz
Multiplier - 37x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache - 64K (per core)
L2 Cache - 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier - No


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 35 W 58 W
Max. temperature 88°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 610 Intel UHD Graphics 610
GPU Base Clock - 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1050 MHz 1050 MHz
Shading Units - 96
TMUs - 12
ROPs - 2
Execution Units - 12
TGP - 15 W
Max. Resolution - 4096x2304 - 30 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2400
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site Intel Pentium Gold G5420T official page Intel Pentium Gold G5400 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2

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