Average Bench: 76.4% (198th of 1314)

Based on 920 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400H CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 76.4% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8400H averaged 23.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-8400H near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 85.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 115Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8400H is 27.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8400H performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 519Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 521Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 920 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.1 Memory 85.2 93.5
70.2 1-Core 115 129
134 2-Core 218 253
81% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
219 4-Core 370 472
307 8-Core 521 661
57.8% 445 Pts
Min Avg Max
315 64-Core 519 659
34.8% 519 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 127
2-Core 245
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 567
64% 488 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.9
1-Core 119
2-Core 233
87% 149 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 587
63% 488 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 241
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 522
61% 465 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 239
86% 149 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 540
59% 456 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 127
2-Core 231
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 578
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 126
2-Core 239
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 500
57% 434 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 216
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 444
50% 382 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 153
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 96.8
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,959,902 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8400H Builds (Compare 291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude 5591

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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

 Comments

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2 months ago.

This processor has never bogged down. Running it on a Dell Latitude 5591 and powering 2 additional monitors. During pandemic runs like a champ, compiling code and tons of huge spreadsheets open.


Good

4 months ago.

loud, but performance as hell for a notebook cpu


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