Intel Core i5-9400F vs Intel Core i5-8600

Intel Core i5-9400F
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
2900 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2019
Intel Core i5-9400F

Intel Core i5-8600
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 6 / Feb 2018
Intel Core i5-8600

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9400F
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-8600
    105%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9400F
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-8600
    104%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-9400F
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-8600
    106%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-9400F

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600

6% higher multi threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-9400F.
Around 5% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-8600

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8600

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
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 i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
ArchitectureIntel_CoffelakevsIntel_Coffelake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsCoffee Lake
Release DateJan 2019vsFeb 2018

Cores

Intel Core i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
Cores6vs6
Threads6vs6
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsUHD Graphics 630

Cache

Intel Core i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256K (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache9MB (shared)vs9216 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA1151vsFC-LGA1151
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-9400FIntel Core i5-8600
Cpu Frequency2900 MHzvs3100 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4100 MHzvs4300 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsvariable
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9400F
    4920 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600
    5160 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-9400F
    20880 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600
    22320 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-9400F (simulated)
    174.25
  • Intel Core i5-8600 (simulated)
    182.75

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-9400F (simulated)
    972.54
  • Intel Core i5-8600 (simulated)
    1039.61

points - higher is better