Core i5-2400 vs i5-3450

By combatantdrip
Jan 13, 2013
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  1. Hi, the 3450 costs around 20$ more than the 2400, then which one should I buy??
    Thanks in advance
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,694

    I haven't compared performances but they should be comparable in performance. They i5-3450 is a die shrink and would consume less power. There is also better integrated graphics compared to the i5-2400.
  3. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Well the i5 3450 will probably give you a 5-10% IPC improvement. It also has a slightly higher turbo frequency, lower power usage and better integrated graphics as mentioned above. I'd say it's worth the $20 extra overall.
  4. combatantdrip

    combatantdrip TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Thanks for your comments,really appreciate it
    Bought the 3450 after all :)

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