Average Bench: 73.7% (65th of 959)

Based on 2,519 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 73.7% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7400 averaged 26.3% 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 396Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 381Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7400 is just 18.6%. 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 406Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 392Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,519 samples)
Min Avg Max
86.8 SC Int 98 105
96 SC Float 106 112
90.6 SC Mixed 102 109
81.5% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
277 QC Int 368 403
297 QC Float 396 429
290 QC Mixed 381 414
86.5% 382 Pts
Min Avg Max
319 MC Int 378 403
345 MC Float 406 429
328 MC Mixed 392 416
58.7% 392 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 414
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 416
62% 414 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 411
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 414
62% 412 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 394
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 406
61% 406 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 95.1
SC Mixed 94.4
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 392
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 361
56% 375 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 99.3
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 326
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 374
56% 375 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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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...

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i5-7600 is better


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