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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.

  • 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 i5-8400 @ 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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 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: 81.00

Overall Rank: 1172

Last Price Change: $114.00 USD (2024-05-28)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9234

Single Thread Rating: 2382
Samples: 6430*
*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 Math25,674 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,025 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers37 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,136 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,793 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression130,690 KBytes/Sec
Physics635 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,544 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,382 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of June 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$114.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$159.68 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 19th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,404
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,169
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,303
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,507
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
9,234
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 19th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.27
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.91
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.02
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.25
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
81.00
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.36
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 19th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
2,382
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2124112 - Jun 15 2024
9340
BL2124069 - Jun 15 2024
8231
BL2122177 - Jun 12 2024
10076
BL2121792 - Jun 12 2024
9235
BL2121747 - Jun 12 2024
9555
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 19th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
9,234
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
10,199 (+10.5%)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,554 (+3.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,731 (-5.4%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
10,679 (+15.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i5-8400
7,751 (-16.1%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,371 (+1.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,272 (+0.4%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,950 (+7.8%)
Intel Core i7-7740X @ 4.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,631 (+4.3%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,651 (-6.3%)
Intel Core i5-8400T @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
7,428 (-19.6%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i5-8400
6,292 (-31.9%)

Is the Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 19th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,424
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,044
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,545
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,140
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,006
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,544
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,522
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
2,002