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IntelBX80684I58400

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.8GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 40,333 user samples
13,121 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 178th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
27,212 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
65.2 % 89.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+37%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
92 Pts 117 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+27%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
316 Pts 454 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+44%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 657 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 123 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
392 Pts 477 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+22%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
628 Pts 703 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 10,344,686 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % 1.55 % Hugely higher market share.
+400%
Value
Value For Money
87.9 % 107 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
80 % 112 % Much more popular.
+40%
Price
Price (score)
$132 Cheaper.
+27%
$180
Age
Newest
16 Months 10 Months Much more recent.
+38%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
2.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
106 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+11%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
116 Pts 128 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+10%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
381 Pts 462 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+21%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
405 Pts 499 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+23%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
611 Pts 678 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+11%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
636 Pts 739 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+16%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The i5-8400 is a competitively priced hex-core processor from Intel’s 8th generation of Core processors (Coffee Lake). Along with the release of the unlocked i5-8600K, this is the first time that six-core processors have featured in the i5 line-up. Like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8400 is based upon an improved version of Intel’s 14nm architecture which featured in both Skylake and Kaby Lake. Early benchmarks reveal that for average quad core usage (most games employ a maximum of four cores) the i5-8400 performs way above its pay grade. It achieves quad core mixed speeds close to Intel’s outgoing 2017 flagship the $300, quad-core, 8 thread i7-7700k, which to date has been a strong favourite for high-end gaming setups. On paper, the i5-8400 has a base clock of 2.8 GHz (Intel are significantly downplaying the performance of this SKU by giving it a relatively low nominal base clock), an all core boost of 3.8 GHz (this is the effective base clock figure that counts) and a single core boost of 4 GHz. This compares reasonably well to the i5-8600K which has a base clock of 3.6 GHz, all core boost of 4.1 GHz and a single core boost of 4.3 GHz. The i5-8400 also features 9MB of L3 cache and an energy-thrifty TDP of 65W. Priced at under $190, the i5-8400 offers fantastic value for money. Unfortunately, like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8400 will require a new 300 series motherboard, and at the time of writing, the only available version is Intel’s high-end Z370 which isn't an ideal pairing for the i5-8400. The Z series motherboards are designed to cater for the unlocked and overclockable "K" SKUs. Cheaper 300 series motherboards will be available in 2018 at which time the 8400 will offer even better value for money. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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