Average Bench: 70% (141st of 1137)

Based on 51,100 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0F8BFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 70% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7400 averaged 29.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 384Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7400 is 23.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 369Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 392Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.3 SC Int 94.6 103
86.4 SC Float 103 111
85.3 SC Mixed 98.6 107
79% 98.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 QC Int 339 391
279 QC Float 384 426
252 QC Mixed 359 405
81.7% 361 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 MC Int 349 392
314 MC Float 392 425
301 MC Mixed 369 407
55.3% 370 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 388
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 398
59% 397 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 382
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 386
58% 388 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 378
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 405
MC Mixed 372
56% 375 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 371
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 383
57% 384 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 22.1
SC Float 25.3
SC Mixed 23.2
19% 23.5 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 268
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 360
54% 359 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $190 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $2002 months
AmazonUS $20147 mins
OutletPCUS $20716 hrs
BHPhotoUS $21225 days
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Typical Core i5-7400 Builds (Compare 5,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250M BAZOOKA (MS-7A70) - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $559

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7400 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7400
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$182.00
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 processor...

Added 22 months ago.

Good

10 days ago.

I have it, and it just doesnt do good for what it costs


Poor

5 hrs ago.

Perfectly reliable. So speedy that my GTX 1050 bottlenecked it.


Good

7 days ago.

Col mio setup8 gb ram ha qualche limite sotto grandi quantita' di dati ma costo qualita' buono


Excellent

6 days ago.

Limited for some games but still good cpu


Excellent

7 months ago.

definitely not enough value for money against ryzen 5


Excellent

1 month ago.

price and for 7 fps difference not worth it i7 better i5 7400 way better


Good

3 months ago.

its an i5 and it has intel turbo boost


Good

1 month ago.

i love it because i have it lel.


Good

3 months ago.

It's not that expensive, and it's doing its job well! Sure the i5 6600k may be better. But more expensive. so if you are trying to save money but don't want a pc that can't do anything, buy this processor. (Or anything else, i just prefer this,)


Poor

2 months ago.

bought with a gtx1070 and is not really compatible


Terrible

6 months ago.

IPC has greatly improved since the first gen. The only point where it's lacking is in it's number of core where it has only 2 cores and 4 threads.


Good

7 months ago.

expensive..... but it does the job


Excellent

1 month ago.

It's fast, economic and maybe isn't the best but is something to buy and be happy


Terrible

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

15 months ago.

The worst i5 7th gen CPU.


Terrible

8 months ago.

motherboard in-compatibility.


Terrible

15 months ago.

some thread


Excellent

16 months ago.

bello e bravo


Average

9 months ago.

Decent CPU, would have spent a little extra on a 7600k.


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