Average Bench: 73.2% (101st of 1206)

Based on 548 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400H CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 73.2% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8400H averaged 26.8% 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 223Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8400H is 38.6%. 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 545Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 547Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 548 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 1-Core 117 129
141 2-Core 223 255
80.6% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 4-Core 383 476
328 8-Core 547 673
60.2% 465 Pts
Min Avg Max
350 64-Core 545 667
36.6% 545 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 243
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 540
65% 490 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 230
85% 178 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 537
64% 487 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 241
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 577
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 531
36% 531 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 226
83% 175 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 611
66% 513 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 227
84% 177 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 465
54% 410 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 510
58% 443 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8400H Builds (Compare 531 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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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