Average Bench: 83.6% (50th of 1206)

Based on 183 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 78%Average: 83.6% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-9400F averaged just 16.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-9400F near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 474Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9400F is just 8.22%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-9400F performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 692Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 687Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 183 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 1-Core 121 126
221 2-Core 239 248
84.8% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
434 4-Core 474 490
536 8-Core 687 727
75.1% 581 Pts
Min Avg Max
585 64-Core 692 729
46.4% 692 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 727
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 246
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 727
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 244
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 704
75% 583 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,794,443 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-9400F Builds (Compare 266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B365M PRO-VDH(MS-7C39)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $483

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Intel Core i5-9600K $205Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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