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Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Is the Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 6 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games, but may be a bottleneck on newer releases. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 6

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 9 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8400 CPU @ 2.80GHz, Intel Core i5-8400 CPU @ 2.80GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 91.53

Overall Rank: 864

Last Price Change: $101.14 USD (2023-03-30)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2395
Samples: 5440*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 11,632
Thread: 2,335

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz

Integer Math25,899 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,124 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers37 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,759 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression128.7 MBytes/Sec
Physics631 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,613 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,395 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of March 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1782236 - Mar 30 2023
BL1780863 - Mar 28 2023
BL1780765 - Mar 28 2023
BL1780762 - Mar 28 2023
BL1779007 - Mar 26 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
As of 31st of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
10,246 (+10.7%)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,590 (+3.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,738 (-5.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,315 (+0.6%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i5-8400
7,179 (-22.5%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,948 (+7.5%)
Intel Core i7-7740X @ 4.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,843 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,659 (-6.5%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G vs Intel Core i5-8400
6,775 (-26.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,101 (-1.7%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,084 (-12.7%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,053 (-13.0%)

Is the Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 31st of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz