Intel Core i5-8400H Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-8400H is a 4 core processor. It can handle 8 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q2/2018. The Intel Core i5-8400H is based on the 8. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1440. The Intel Core i5-8400H scores 1,081 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 3,534 points.
Intel Core i5-8400H

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-8400H
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000H (6)
Architecture: Coffee Lake H
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-9400H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 4 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-8400H clock with 2.50 GHz (4.20 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.70 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the Intel HD Graphics 630, the Intel Core i5-8400H has an build in graphic solution. It has 24 SM processors, which have a total of 192 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2016
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-8400H supports up to 64 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 42.7 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2666
42.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-8400H has a TDP of 45 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 45 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-8400H has a 8.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1440
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q2/2018
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-8400H have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i5-4690K Intel Core i5-4690K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1082
Intel Core i7-8705G Intel Core i7-8705G
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1082
Intel Core i7-8706G Intel Core i7-8706G
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1082
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1081
Intel Celeron G6900T Intel Celeron G6900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1080
Intel Core i3-10105T Intel Core i3-10105T
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1080
Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-6800K
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
1080

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i5-9300H Intel Core i5-9300H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3544
Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
3538
Intel Core i7-4960HQ Intel Core i7-4960HQ
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
3538
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3534
Intel Xeon W-2104 Intel Xeon W-2104
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3531
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3528
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
3524

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i7-6850K
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
1302
AMD EPYC 7402 AMD EPYC 7402
24C 48T @ 3.35 GHz
1299
Intel Core i3-7350K Intel Core i3-7350K
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1298
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1296
Valve Steam Deck (2023 Refresh) Valve Steam Deck (2023 Refresh)
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1296
Intel Core i5-8365UE Intel Core i5-8365UE
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1296
Intel Core i3-8300 Intel Core i3-8300
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1296

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3842
Intel Core i7-4900MQ Intel Core i7-4900MQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3839
Intel Core i7-4960HQ Intel Core i7-4960HQ
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
3827
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3826
Intel Core i3-9100F Intel Core i3-9100F
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
3824
Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-9100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
3824
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
3824

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432
AMD A8-5545M AMD A8-5545M
AMD Radeon HD 8510G @ 0.55 GHz
425
AMD FX-7500 AMD FX-7500
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.55 GHz
425
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505T Intel Pentium Gold G6505T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6605 Intel Pentium Gold G6605
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422

Estimated results for 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.
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7956
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
7928
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7903
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
7902
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H AMD Ryzen 5 2600H
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
7890
Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
7885
Intel Xeon E3-1575M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1575M v5
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7868

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.
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 AMD Ryzen 3 3100
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
179
Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
179
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
179
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
178
Intel Core i7-8665U Intel Core i7-8665U
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
178
Intel Xeon W-2223 Intel Xeon W-2223
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
178
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
178

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 Xeon Gold 5122 Intel Xeon Gold 5122
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
827
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
821
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1245 v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
821
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
819
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
816
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
811
Intel Core i5-9500T Intel Core i5-9500T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
811

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