Intel Core i5-8400T Geekbench 3 64bit (Multi-Core)

Mid-range-low-power Desktop processor released in 2018 with 6 cores and 6 threads. With base clock at 1.7GHz, max speed at 3.3GHz, and a 35W power rating. Core i5-8400T is based on the Coffee Lake 14nm family and part of the Core i5 series.
Price 68%
Speed 47%
Productivity 38%
Gaming 80%

Intel Core i5-8400T Office Benchmarks

The office programs we use for benchmarking aren't specific programs per-se, but industry standard tests that hold weight with professionals. The goal of these tests is to use an array of software and techniques that a typical office user might encounter, such as video conferencing, document editing, architectural modelling, and so on and so forth.

Intel Core i5-8400T Geekbench

Geekbench 3 64bit (Multi-Core)
Core i5-8400T Geekbench 3 64bit (Multi-Core) Performance

The Core i5-8400T sits between Core i5-7600K and Core i3-8350K. It is 2.5% lower than the Core i5-7600K while being 1.9% higher than the Core i3-8350K. The Core i5-8400T's performance earns it the 38th place. The less expensive 4-core Ryzen 5 2400G provides far more performance in these tests, and it also sells for ~$169. That higher score is a byproduct of the Ryzen 5 2400G's extra threads. Overall, the Core i5-8400T is an average performer with its 6-cores and 6-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

Core i5-8400 drops into a LGA 1551 interface, but as we know from our previous Coffee Lake reviews, it isn't backward compatible with 200-series motherboards. That means you'll have to step up to ...
Intel Core i5-8400T ⭐ review. Discover the key facts and see how Intel Core i5-8400T performs in the CPU ranking.
The Core i5-8400 sits in the middle of Intel's new stack of mainstream consumer CPUs, above a pair of four-core/four-thread Core i3 chips, and below a pair of six-core/12-thread Core i7 chips ...
Core i5-8400T processor released by Intel; release date: April 2018. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Coffee Lake microarchitecture. CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 6, threads - 6. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.30 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C.
Intel Core i5 8400 performance. Back in the dark old Kaby Lake days of early 2017 there was only a modicum of gaming performance difference between the K-series Core i5 7600K and the Core i7 7700K.
I've been hearing complaints about Core i5 'only' having four CPU cores ever since Ryzen 5 came to market, and for good reason. If you're just playing games, the chips are good and have arguably ...
The Core i5-8400 is Intel's most affordable option to go beyond a quad-core setup on the desktop. With a price point of $190, it is only half the price of Core i7-8700K, but delivers nearly the same performance in games and can also compete with the Ryzen 6c12t processors thanks to its good single-threaded performance and high boost clock.
The Core i5-8400 also comes in well behind the Ryzen competition in the VeraCrypt benchmark. Here it was almost 40% slower than the Ryzen 5 1600 and 12% slower than the 1500X. That said, it was ...