Average Bench: 73.6% (95th of 1117)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400T CPU @ 1.70GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 73.6% Great: 76%
Gaming 74%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 54%

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8400T 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.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 388Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 519Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8400T is just 6.12%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8400T performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Single Core Integer Speed 93.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.2Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.1 SC Int 93.9 101
97 SC Float 101 105
91.5 SC Mixed 97.2 102
77.9% 97.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
329 QC Int 355 380
360 QC Float 388 410
347 QC Mixed 372 394
84.2% 372 Pts
Min Avg Max
500 MC Int 519 546
566 MC Float 574 584
531 MC Mixed 544 563
81.7% 546 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 394
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 548
82% 546 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.9
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 380
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 549
82% 549 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 97.4
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 375
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 531
81% 540 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 369
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 577
MC Mixed 535
81% 542 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 96.1
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 371
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 532
80% 534 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 91.5
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 373
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 545
81% 544 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 94.7
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 366
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 545
81% 542 Pts

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,825,748 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 17%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 38%
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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8400T Processor (9M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8400T
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$182.00
Clock Speed1.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015A (35W)


Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB


Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
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
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No


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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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