Average Bench: 73.6% (80th of 980)

Based on 14,836 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0F8BFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 73.6% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7400 averaged 26.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 393Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 368Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7400 is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 402Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 390Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,836 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.7 SC Int 98.3 106
94.2 SC Float 105 112
90.1 SC Mixed 102 109
81.4% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
272 QC Int 368 405
287 QC Float 393 428
290 QC Mixed 380 415
86.2% 380 Pts
Min Avg Max
316 MC Int 379 406
344 MC Float 402 429
326 MC Mixed 390 419
58.4% 390 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 378
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 382
57% 380 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 346
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 402
59% 394 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99.7
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 335
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 341
54% 361 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 294
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 405
60% 402 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7400 Builds (Compare 2,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7400
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$182.00
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 processor...

Added 11 months ago.

Excellent

10 days ago.

only for desktops


Excellent

4 days ago.

super cpu 3


Excellent

3 days ago.

definitely not enough value for money against ryzen 5


Excellent

2 days ago.

FUck me


Average

24 mins ago.

i5-7600 is better


Excellent

3 days ago.

Thats my first real gaming cpu and i love it !


Excellent

18 days ago.

price and for 7 fps difference not worth it i7 better i5 7400 way better


Good

12 days ago.

i love it because i have it lel.


Excellent

13 days ago.

huh


Good

24 days ago.

xd


Poor

2 months ago.

It's not that expensive, and it's doing its job well! Sure the i5 6600k may be better. But more expensive. so if you are trying to save money but don't want a pc that can't do anything, buy this processor. (Or anything else, i just prefer this,)


Poor

3 months ago.

intel core i5 6600k


Excellent

3 months ago.

a la mierda pto


Excellent

4 months ago.

CHEAP AND POWERFUL!!!!


Terrible

2 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

3 months ago.

The worst i5 7th gen CPU.


Terrible

3 months ago.

some thread


Excellent

5 months ago.

bello e bravo


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