Intel Core i5-8400 vs. Intel Core i5-8500

Intel Core i5-8400Intel Core i5-8500
2.80 GHzFrequency3.00 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.10 GHz
3.80 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.90 GHz
6Cores6
NoHyperthreadingNo
NoOverclocking ?Yes
9 MBCache9 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 630GPUIntel UHD Graphics 630
0.35 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.15 GHz
10.5GPU Generation10.5
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units24
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Coffee LakeArchitectureCoffee Lake
DDR4-2666MemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
LGA 1151-2SocketLGA 1151-2
65WTDP65W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2017Release dateQ1/2018
ca. 260 $Market priceca. 190 $


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 (4.00 GHz)
2.1 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2.16 (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 (4.00 GHz)
10.17 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
10.46 (100%)



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 (4.00 GHz)
39.1 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
39.1 (100%)



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 (4.00 GHz)
169 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
174 (100%)



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 (4.00 GHz)
954 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
981 (100%)




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 (4.00 GHz)
11745 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
12084 (100%)



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 (4.00 GHz)
4228 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4337 (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 (4.00 GHz)
18923 (97%)
Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
19469 (100%)



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