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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: 64.92

Overall Rank: 1086

Last Price Change: $142.29 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9237

Single Thread Rating: 2385
Samples: 6175*
*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 Math25,712 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,040 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers37 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,223 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,785 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression130,931 KBytes/Sec
Physics633 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,564 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,385 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 4th of March 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$270.44 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$142.29 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 4th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,408
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,358
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,675
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,587
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,915
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,349
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,774
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,382
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,185
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
9,237
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 4th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.89
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.68
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.11
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.23
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.78
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
64.92
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
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 4th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,175
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,932
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
2,385
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2037750 - Feb 29 2024
10199
BL2037693 - Feb 29 2024
9606
BL2037462 - Feb 29 2024
9264
BL2037422 - Feb 29 2024
9395
BL2037366 - Feb 29 2024
7560
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 4th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
9,237
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
10,204 (+10.5%)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,580 (+3.7%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
10,728 (+16.1%)
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,486 (+2.7%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,376 (+1.5%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,940 (+7.6%)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,654 (+4.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,732 (-5.5%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
8,660 (-6.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G vs Intel Core i5-8400
6,766 (-26.8%)
Intel Core i5-9500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8400
9,807 (+6.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i5-8400
13,067 (+41.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 4th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,252
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,071
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,564
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,410
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,173
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,023
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,545
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz
2,000