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IntelBX80684I59400F

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.9GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q1 2019.

CSGO 2060S
Dust 2 1080p Max
226 EFps +3% 220 EFps
GTAV 2060S
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
92 EFps 94 EFps +2%
Overwatch 2060S
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
112 EFps 118 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
PUBG 2060S
M249 Training 1080p Max
110 EFps 111 EFps +1%
Fortnite 2060S
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
125 EFps +2% 122 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 110,772 user samples
71,369 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
39,403 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
93.3 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
82.3 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+13%
120 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
270 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+13%
238 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
465 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
950 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+43%
664 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+12%
126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+13%
249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
490 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1060 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+48%
715 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,610,001 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.37 % Hugely higher market share.
+96%
1.21 %
Value
Value For Money
90.5 % 98.5 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
147 % 181 % More popular.
+23%
Price
Price (score)
$310 $145 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+50%
10 Months
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
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+24%
2.9 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.1 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1500 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+109%
716 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1425 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+114%
665 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Intel’s Core i5-9400F is a hex-core 9th generation Coffee Lake desktop processor. It features base / boost clocks of 2.9 / 4.1 GHz, 9 MB of cache, a 65W TDP and it ships with a cooler but it does not have integrated graphics like the “non-F” variants. Although the 9400F is compatible with the enthusiast grade Z390 chipset it is normally paired with a better value for money B360 motherboard. At its launch the i5-9400F retailed for $180 but prices have dropped to the point ($135) that it now represents an excellent value proposition to gamers. Comparing the i5-9400F to the Ryzen 3600 shows that the 3600 is 8% better for quad-core processing but it costs 40% ($50) more than the 9400F. Ordinarily higher quad-core performance would result in better gaming but the Ryzen 3000 memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. Gamers can invest the $50 savings in a better GPU, for example by upgrading from an AMD RX 570 to an RX 580. Since the GPU makes the most difference to gaming, the end result is a system which offers far superior real world gaming performance for similar money. For those gamers who demand the best of the best, it is necessary to jump to one of the higher frequency SKUs such as the 9600K but for everyone else the i5-9400F offers unparalleled value. [Aug '19 CPUPro]

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