Intel Core i5-8600K vs Intel Core i5-8400

Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8600K

Intel Core i5-8400
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
2800 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8400

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    110%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    109%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    110%
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600K

9% higher single threaded performance.
10% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 10% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8400

None

Intel Core i5-8600K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8600K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
ArchitectureIntel_CoffeeLakevsIntel_CoffeeLake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsCoffee Lake
Release DateJan 2018vsJan 2018

Cores

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
Cores6vs6
Threads6vs6
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel UHD 630vsIntel UHD 630

Cache

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache9216 KB (shared)vs9216 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA1151vsFC-LGA1151
Die Size151mm²vs151mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8400
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs2800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4300 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    4945 points
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    4600 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    24840 points
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    19320 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    1038
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    939

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    187
  • Intel Core i5-8400
    170

points - higher is better