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IntelBX80684I58400

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 201,282 user samples
100,971 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
100,311 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1158
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.4 % 88.8 % +4%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 117 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+16%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
397 Pts 451 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+14%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1127 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+74%
647 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 123 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
462 Pts 478 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1320 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+89%
698 Pts
Market Share
Based on 17,786,142 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.89 % 1.32 % Much higher market share.
+48%
Value
Value For Money
95.6 % 103 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
119 % +4% 114 %
Price
Price (score)
$215 $196 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
Age
Newest
27 Months 20 Months More recent.
+26%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
2.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 118 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+6%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
121 Pts 128 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
443 Pts 461 Pts +4%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts 498 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1277 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+91%
669 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1326 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+80%
738 Pts
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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