IntelBX80684I59400F
AMD100-100000065BOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 310 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+33%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
107 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+6%
101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps +3% 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
123 EFps 131 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+7%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
130 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
120 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 414,181 user samples
234,305 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 83rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
179,876 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 4.75 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 32nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.9 % 96.2 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
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Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
22 % BFV 2%, SotTR 38%, MetroEx 12%, Divis2 38%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.8 Pts +2% 87.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 154 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+31%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
233 Pts 304 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+30%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts 564 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+25%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
640 Pts 921 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+44%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.7 Pts 95.1 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 162 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+31%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
247 Pts 319 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 634 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+31%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
709 Pts 993 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+40%
Market Share
Based on 46,440,451 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.02 % 3.34 % Hugely higher market share.
+227%
Value
Value For Money
99.2 % +2% 97 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % 92 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$165 Much cheaper.
+39%
$270
Age
Newest
31 Months 10 Months Much more recent.
+68%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.9 GHz 3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+28%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.6 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+12%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
713 Pts 1278 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+79%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts 1185 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+83%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen3
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
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 a 2060S to a 2070S. 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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The Ryzen 5 5600X is both the entry-level and best value for money 5000 series CPU. The 5600X is a hex-core 12 thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz boosting to 4.6 GHz. It has 35 MB of cache and a TDP rating of 65W. A cooler is included in the MSRP of $300 USD, but cheap after-market coolers (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400) are far more effective and therefore worth the upgrade. Notably, AMD’s new Zen 3 architecture has vastly improved single-core performance and lower memory latency, which leads to a significant effective speed advantage over its predecessor, the 3600X. Last year, AMD’s class-leading marketers secured significant sales of the 3000 series CPUs despite a 15% performance deficit against lower priced Intel parts. The games, specific scenes, software/hardware settings and choice of competing hardware were often cherry picked, undisclosed and inconsistent from one product to the next. Now that AMD have actually achieved both top tier performance and market share, their marketing machinery is focused on price hikes. Users that do not wish to pay a marketing premium should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in a far superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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