AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-9400T

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs Intel 9th Generation Core i5 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

52 %
52 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

64 %
78 %
21% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

48 %
11% slightly better multitasking score
43 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

47 %
14% slightly better heavy workload score
41 %

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Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
100% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
14% slightly higher turbo speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
35 W
85% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
33% slightly more L2 cache
2 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

4 MiB
9 MiB
125% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

314th of 1,327
313th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics
9th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2018
May 2019

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 5 2400G vs Core i5-9400T specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Core i5-9400T beats the Ryzen 5 2400G in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 2400G in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i5-9400T has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 2400G. Indeed, the Core i5-9400T has 6 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 5 2400G. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 2400G has more threads than the Core i5-9400T. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 2400G has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i5-9400T. Also, the Ryzen 5 2400G has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i5-9400T outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2400G thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 2400G has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i5-9400T. Despite this, the Core i5-9400T has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 5 2400G.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2400G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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