Intel Core i5-8400 vs. AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Intel Core i5-8400AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
2.80 GHzFrequency3.50 GHz
3.80 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.70 GHz
3.80 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.30 GHz
6Cores4
NoHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?Yes
9 MBCache16 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 630GPU
0.35 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
10.5GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
Coffee LakeArchitectureZen
DDR4-2666MemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
LGA 1151-2SocketAM4
65WTDP65W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q4/2017Release dateQ1/2017
ca. 260 $Market priceca. 265 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.86 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1.86 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
9.97 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
7.85 (79%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
52.6 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
161 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
151 (94%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
954 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
712 (75%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
11745 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
9442 (80%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
4020 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4029 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8400
6x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
18923 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500XAMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
13479 (71%)



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