Average Bench: 86% (103rd of 1355)

Based on 28,330 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EC, BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400 CPU @ 2.90GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-9400 averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-9400 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 88.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 117Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9400 is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-9400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 650Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 642Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.9 Memory 88.5 94.3
100 1-Core 117 123
205 2-Core 231 244
84.2% 146 Pts
Min Avg Max
373 4-Core 453 480
488 8-Core 642 703
71% 548 Pts
Min Avg Max
520 64-Core 650 705
43.6% 650 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 236
88% 150 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 693
75% 581 Pts
64-Core 687
46% 687 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 240
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 698
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 684
75% 581 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 237
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 704
76% 588 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 691
75% 580 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 240
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 681
75% 577 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 117
2-Core 228
80% 140 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 644
65% 513 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $110

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-9400 Processor
Launch DateQ1'19
Processor Numberi5-9400
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed2.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.10 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)
Description“engineering new protections into hardware”

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
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
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

3 months ago.

amazing performence, the best intel processor you can get for this price


Good

5 months ago.

Brings more than enough power for gaming 10/10


Good

2 years ago.

cuz my first gaming pc with it is amazing


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