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Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?

This is an old CPU that 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 i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop, Laptop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.1 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) i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel Core i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2019

CPUmark/$Price: 71.22

Overall Rank: 816

Last Price Change: $133.84 USD (2023-02-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9532

Single Thread Rating: 2456
Samples: 3512*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 12,076
Thread: 2,395

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz

Integer Math26,674 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,708 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers38 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting17 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,848 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression132.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics650 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,816 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,456 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$149.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$133.84 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop, Laptop CPUs
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
21,300
Intel Core i7-11800H @ 2.30GHz
21,047
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,562
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,556
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,265
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,265
Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz
12,169
Intel Core i7-9750H @ 2.60GHz
11,084
Intel Core i7-8750H @ 2.20GHz
10,029
Intel Core i5-1135G7 @ 2.40GHz
9,995
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
167.58
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
71.22
Intel Core i7-11800H @ 2.30GHz
53.28
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
33.08
Intel Core i5-1135G7 @ 2.40GHz
32.35
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Intel Core i7-8750H @ 2.20GHz
25.39
Intel Core i7-9750H @ 2.60GHz
11.55
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
Intel Core i7-11800H @ 2.30GHz
3,117
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
3,070
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
Intel Core i5-1135G7 @ 2.40GHz
2,716
Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz
2,693
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-9750H @ 2.60GHz
2,465
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
2,456
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1738009 - Feb 05 2023
9709
BL1737915 - Feb 05 2023
9964
BL1737235 - Feb 04 2023
8376
BL1735909 - Feb 03 2023
9285
BL1735546 - Feb 02 2023
8835
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
9,532
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,314 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,249 (-3.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i5-9400F
7,767 (-18.5%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i5-9400F
7,177 (-24.7%)
Intel Core i3-9350KF @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
7,547 (-20.8%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G vs Intel Core i5-9400F
11,028 (+15.7%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
10,761 (+12.9%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,457 (-0.8%)
Intel Core i5-8500B @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,078 (-4.8%)
Intel Core i5-9500T @ 2.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
8,272 (-13.2%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
8,060 (-15.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H vs Intel Core i5-9400F
7,910 (-17.0%)


Is the Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,435
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,804
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,566
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,100
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,706
AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX
6,699
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,696
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,664
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,605
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,444
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
2,188