Average Bench: 80.9% (105th of 1239)

Based on 173 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400H CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 80.9% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-9400H averaged just 19.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-9400H near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 86.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9400H is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-9400H performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 581Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 585Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 173 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 Memory 86.4 94.1
86.1 1-Core 121 130
161 2-Core 232 257
84.5% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
288 4-Core 410 488
394 8-Core 585 682
64.4% 497 Pts
Min Avg Max
389 64-Core 581 681
39% 581 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 649
70% 543 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 121
2-Core 237
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 532
65% 489 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 580
68% 516 Pts
64-Core 613
41% 613 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 127
2-Core 254
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 637
71% 547 Pts
64-Core 634
43% 634 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 129
2-Core 242
90% 154 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 575
64% 490 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 123
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 653
70% 542 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 69
2-Core 144
61% 99 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 495
56% 432 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,554,460 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-9400H Builds (Compare 268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

System: Dell Latitude 5401

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-9400H Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi5-9400H
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 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 Size128 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
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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