IntelBX80684I59400F
AMDYD2700BBAFBOX
CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+18%
198 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
107 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+11%
96 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps +2% 135 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
123 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+9%
113 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
130 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+13%
115 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 243,692 user samples
153,931 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 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: 92%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
89,761 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 195th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.8 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
75.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
78 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
104 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
234 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
203 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
454 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+15%
396 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
644 Pts 722 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+12%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.6 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
86.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
118 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
248 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+5%
236 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts +4% 467 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
709 Pts 895 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+26%
Market Share
Based on 35,923,094 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+140%
0.52 %
Value
Value For Money
104 % Much better value.
+39%
74.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
212 % Hugely more popular.
+114%
99 %
Price
Price (score)
$145 Much cheaper.
+50%
$290
Age
Newest
21 Months Much more recent.
+32%
31 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.9 GHz 3.2 GHz Faster base frequency.
+10%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.1 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
711 Pts 1325 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+86%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
649 Pts 1103 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+70%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen+
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 7 2700 is an 8 core, 16 thread high-end desktop processor featuring AMD’s second generation 12nm Zen+ architecture and Precision Boost 2 technology. It is the second strongest of four new Ryzen CPUs due for imminent release. The second generation Ryzen processors, codenamed Pinnacle Ridge, are both compatible with the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Official specs for the 2700 are yet to be seen, but early benchmarks appear to indicate base and boost clock speeds of 3.2 and 4.1 GHz respectively. This translates to a modest improvement upon the previous generation 1700 which continues to offer fantastic value for money in terms of multi-core performance. The expected retail price of $299 includes a Wraith cooler and costs the same as Intel’s 6 core 12 thread i7-8700. As expected, the 8700 beats the 2700 on single and quad core intensive tasks, but lags slightly for higher core workloads. Even though the 2700 excels at pure multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames.  [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2020 CPU Rankings.

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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Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $44
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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