Intel Core i5-9400 PassMark CPU Mark (Multi-Thread)

Mid-range Desktop processor released in 2019 with 6 cores and 6 threads. With base clock at 2.9GHz, max speed at 4.1GHz, and a 65W power rating. Core i5-9400 is based on the Coffee Lake Refresh 14nm family and part of the Core i5 series.
Price 89%
Speed 74%
Productivity 66%
Gaming 89%

Intel Core i5-9400 System Benchmarks

These set of tests are meant to emulate more about what people usually do on a system, like opening large files or processing small stacks of data. This is a bit different to our office testing, which uses more industry standard benchmarks, and a few of the benchmarks here are relatively new and different.

Intel Core i5-9400 PassMark

PassMark CPU Mark (Multi-Thread)
Ryzen 9 3950X
34024
Ryzen 9 3900X
31891
Ryzen 9 5950X
30621
Ryzen 9 5900X
28701
Ryzen 7 5800X
27794
Ryzen 7 3800X
24570
Core i9-11900K
24451
Ryzen 5 5600X
24179
Ryzen 7 3700X
23554
Core i9-10900K
22851
Core i9-9900KS
21095
Ryzen 5 3600X
20491
Core i7-11700K
20243
Core i9-9900K
20192
Ryzen 5 3600
19888
Core i7-10700K
18919
Core i7-9700K
17204
Ryzen 7 2700X
16970
Core i7-8700K
16265
Ryzen 7 1800X
15531
Core i5-11600K
14980
Ryzen 7 1700X
14810
Ryzen 5 2600X
14360
Core i5-10600K
14000
Core i7-5930K
13637
Core i5-11400
13539
Core i5-9600K
13480
Ryzen 3 3300X
13425
Ryzen 5 1600X
13207
Core i7-4930K
13150
Core i5-8600K
12809
Core i5-10400
12653
Ryzen 3 3100
12157
Core i7-7700K
12089
Core i5-9400
12051
Core i5-9400F
12051
Core i5-8400
11745
Core i7-4790K
11445
Core i7-6700K
11108
Core i3-9350KF
10526
Core i3-10300
10518
FX-9590
10465
Core i7-4770K
10083
Ryzen 5 3400G
9955
Core i7-3770K
9632
Ryzen 5 2400G
9520
Core i3-8350K
9503
Core i5-7600K
9182
Core i3-9100F
8987
Core i7-980
8528
Core i7-2600K
8495
Core i5-6600K
8288
Core i3-8100
8114
Ryzen 3 3200G
7925
Ryzen 3 2200G
7869
FX-8150
7720
Core i5-4690K
7700
Core i5-4670K
7492
Ryzen 3 1300X
7411
Core i5-3570K
7065
FX-6350
7009
Core i5-2500K
6405
Core i3-7350K
6275
FX-6200
6180
Core i7-975
6096
Phenom II X6 1100T
5868
Core i3-7100
5827
Core i3-6320
5810
A10-7890K
5709
Pentium Gold G5620
5655
A12-9800
5587
Pentium Gold G5600
5570
Athlon X4 880K
5569
Pentium G4620
5528
Core i3-6100
5512
Core i7-880
5508
Athlon 3000G
5410
Core i3-4370
5396
A10-9700
5382
FX-4350
5276
Core i3-4340
5152
A10-6800K
5014
A8-9600
4967
A8-6600K
4782
A8-7670K
4682
Core i3-3250
4664
Phenom II X4 975
4631
Phenom II X4 980
4610
A10-7850K
4568
FX-4200
4395
A8-7650K
4340
Pentium G4520
4158
Core 2 Quad Q9650
4153
Core i3-2130
4075
Core i5-760
3933
Pentium G3470
3714
A8-3870K
3684
Core i5-680
3513
Celeron G4930
3503
Celeron G3950
3465
Pentium G3430
3406
Pentium G2140
3377
Celeron G3920
3350
A6-3670K
3288
A6-9500
3032
Phenom II X3 740
3012
Core 2 Quad Q6600
2946
Core i3-560
2935
Celeron G1630
2919
Celeron G1850
2875
Pentium G870
2785
A6-7400K
2783
Celeron G1830
2765
A6-7470K
2739
Core 2 Duo E8600
2398
A4-7300
2313
Pentium E6800
1974
Core 2 Duo E6850
1940
Pentium E2200
1202
Pentium D 960
811
Celeron 450
626
Pentium Dual-Core E2140
351
Core i5-9400 PassMark CPU Mark (Multi-Thread) Performance

The Core i5-9400 sits between Core i7-7700K and Core i5-9400F. It is 0.3% lower than the Core i7-7700K while being 0% higher than the Core i5-9400F. The Core i5-9400's performance earns it the 35th place. The Core i5-9400 yields minor improvements over the similarly-equipped 6-core Core i5-8400 of 2.6%. Overall, the Core i5-9400 is an average performer with its 6-cores and 6-threads in this benchmark.

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