Average Bench: 73.5% (97th of 1196)

Based on 483 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400H CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 73.5% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8400H averaged 26.5% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 117Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 224Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8400H is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8400H performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 548Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 551Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 483 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.3 1-Core 117 129
142 2-Core 224 255
80.8% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 4-Core 385 477
341 8-Core 551 674
60.6% 468 Pts
Min Avg Max
353 64-Core 548 667
36.8% 548 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 235
87% 182 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 657
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 248
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 664
73% 565 Pts
64-Core 615
41% 615 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 250
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 606
70% 534 Pts
64-Core 591
40% 591 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 252
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 582
67% 514 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 243
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 674
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
no information, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 590
65% 504 Pts
64-Core 583
39% 583 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 253
87% 187 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 641
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 255
82% 180 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 608
70% 534 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,256 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8400H Builds (Compare 478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8400H Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8400H
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 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 TypesDDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.8 GB/s
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
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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