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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 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 i5-9400F @ 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 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) i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel Core i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2019

CPUmark/$Price: 63.24

Overall Rank: 1061

Last Price Change: $149.99 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9485

Single Thread Rating: 2440
Samples: 4542*
*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 Math26,358 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,538 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers38 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,590 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,874 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression133,939 KBytes/Sec
Physics651 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,729 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,440 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of March 2024.

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

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

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$155.18 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$149.99 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2037865 - Feb 29 2024
8270
BL2037822 - Feb 29 2024
10043
BL2037003 - Feb 29 2024
8603
BL2036995 - Feb 29 2024
9296
BL2036960 - Feb 28 2024
8519
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 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
9,485
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
10,728 (+13.1%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,375 (-1.2%)
Intel Core i5-9500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,807 (+3.4%)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,581 (+1.0%)
Intel Core i5-9400T @ 1.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
8,402 (-11.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i5-9400F
7,527 (-20.6%)
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
10,208 (+7.6%)
Intel Core i5-9500F @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
10,086 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,239 (-2.6%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
10,700 (+12.8%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,940 (+4.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-9400F
9,280 (-2.2%)

Is the Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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9,261
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9,074
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8,563
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8,409
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8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,174
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
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7,602
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7,543
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7,532
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz
2,052