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IntelBX80684I58400

16 Cores, 32 Threads
@3.4GHz Zen (2017)

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@2.8GHz Coffee Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,015 user samples
3,191 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 98% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 98% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 9th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO
9,824 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
108 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
92 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 467 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2347 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+243%
684 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts 125 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts 486 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2704 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+275%
722 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,450,868 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 1.1 % Hugely higher market share.
+686%
Value
Value For Money
72.2 % 110 % Much better value.
+53%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 107 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$862 $179 Much cheaper.
+79%
Age
Newest
8 Months 6 Months More recent.
+25%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
180 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+64%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Hugely higher core count.
+167%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
32 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+433%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+21%
2.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
116 Pts 122 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+5%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
124 Pts 129 Pts +4%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
455 Pts 474 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
492 Pts 503 Pts +2%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
2613 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+272%
703 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
2721 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+266%
744 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Coffee Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
TR4 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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