IntelBX80684I59400F
IntelBX8070811700K

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Rocket Lake.
Release date: Q1 2021.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 306 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+31%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
107 EFps 109 EFps +2%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps 146 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
123 EFps 147 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+20%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
130 EFps 136 EFps +5%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 239,148 user samples
230,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 85th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
8,632 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.9 % 107 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
28 % BFV 11%, SotTR 39%, MetroEx 24%, Divis2 37%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.7 Pts +2% 87.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 180 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+53%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
232 Pts 357 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+54%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts 679 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+51%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
637 Pts 1210 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+90%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.3 Pts 95.4 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 189 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+51%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
247 Pts 379 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+53%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 741 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+52%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
706 Pts 1396 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+98%
Market Share
Based on 44,982,473 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.17 % Hugely higher market share.
+121%
0.53 %
Value
Value For Money
99.2 % +1% 98.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % 94 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$165 Much cheaper.
+57%
$380
Age
Newest
29 Months 5 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 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 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+24%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+22%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
712 Pts 1805 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+154%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
644 Pts 1695 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+163%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Rocket Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 750
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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 i7-11700K is the second fastest CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup which brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) and 50% stronger integrated graphics. There are also 500 series chipset improvements including: 20 PCIe4 CPU lanes (up from 16) and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps up from 10 Gbps). Rocket Lake’s IPC uplift translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Feb '21 CPUPro]

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