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CPU

Intel Core i5-8400 2.8 GHz 6-Core Processor

(74 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Part #

BX80684I58400

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

6

Core Clock

2.8 GHz

Boost Clock

4 GHz

TDP

65 W

Series

Intel Core i5

Microarchitecture

Coffee Lake

Core Family

Coffee Lake

Socket

LGA1151

Integrated Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Maximum Supported Memory

128 GB

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 6 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 6 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

6 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 9 MB

Lithography

14 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Price History

    Reviews

    mradorable
    • 38 points
    • 14 months ago

    As my PC will be used purely only for gaming, I decided to go for an Intel i5 8400. Decided against going for a K chip as I did not want to overclock and spend extra money on a 8600k and Z board.

    Logista
    • 36 points
    • 15 months ago

    from completed build NZXT H500 Build

    Solid cpu, 6c/6t is the best thing for gaming right now, don't need anything higher than that.

    sofaclass
    • 28 points
    • 16 months ago

    from completed build Modded Metis

    Would have gone with a Ryzen 5 2600 if it wasn't for the lack of good Ryzen ITX motherboards. This is nevertheless a very good CPU. It is nice to see that six cores has become mainstream.

    cdelasbour
    • 27 points
    • 22 months ago

    from completed build FullMetal Alchemist Build

    Awesome little processor

    termerys
    • 22 points
    • 22 months ago

    from completed build Monochrom-PC

    Never be a bottleneck to my 1080 at all

    RVDV
    • 20 points
    • 17 months ago

    from completed build Eron - My First PC

    A beautiful, cheap proccesor. With his 6 cores and 6 threads and a clock rate of 2.8 to 4.0 GHz it can handle probably every task I trow at it. A perfect piece if youre looking for a good, cheap CPU.

    zMadButcherz
    • 19 points
    • 17 months ago

    from completed build Mean Green Gaming Machine

    Perfect for gaming on a budget. Single core speed is good enough to push around 144Hz depending on the game and the extra cores allow for some background processes without causing stutter in game.

    jb2577fn
    • 16 points
    • 17 months ago

    from completed build Satisfying First PC Build ($930)

    Best budget gaming CPU, unless you plan on going for 1444p this is the one. People will always say Ryzen is better at heavy workloads but let's are honest, this is a gaming PC and even if I did some casual video editing I would not mind the 30-second wait.

    BuildBoy12
    • 15 points
    • 19 months ago

    from completed build The Dark Hotdog

    Magnificent under load, once again comparing to my old laptop.

    Kr0Nc
    • 15 points
    • 16 months ago

    from completed build Ghost (First Build)

    All I needed for my build. Runs good, doesn't heat up too much, and can obliterate almost any task I throw at it.

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