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Intel Core i5-10400F

Intel i5-10400F

The Intel Core i5-10400F is a mid-range processor for desktops with six cores based on the Comet Lake architecture (CML-S, 4th generation of Skylake). The processor clocks at between 2.9 and 4.3 GHz and can execute up to 12 threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading.

The processor is still manufactured on the old 14nm (14nm++) process.

The Comet Lake architecture is similar to Coffee Lake and offers the same features and is made with the same 14 nm process. Other than the improved clock rates, the memory controller now also supports faster DDR4-2666 RAM. More information on Comet Lake and all the models and articles on it can be found here.

Performance

The average 10400F in our database matches the Ryzen 7 4800U and also the Core i7-9700K in multi-thread performance to be a more than decent mid-range option for your gaming rig, as of early 2022.

Graphics

The CPUs with an "F" suffix do not feature an integrated graphics adapter. The Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is deactivated.

Power consumption

This Core i5 has a default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 65 W which is in line with most desktop chips.

The i5-10400F is built with one of the old 14 nm Intel processes for poor, as of mid 2023, energy efficiency.

SeriesIntel Comet Lake
CodenameComet Lake

Series: Comet Lake Comet Lake

Intel Core i9-10900K compare3.7 - 5.3 GHz10 / 20 cores20 MB L3
Intel Core i7-10700K compare3.8 - 5.1 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i7-10700 compare2.9 - 4.8 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i5-10600K compare4.1 - 4.8 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-10400F « 2.9 - 4.3 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i3-10100F compare3.6 - 4.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Clock Rate2900 - 4300 MHz
Level 1 Cache384 KB
Level 2 Cache1.5 MB
Level 3 Cache12 MB
Number of Cores / Threads6 / 12
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)65 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketLGA1200
FeaturesDDR4-2666 RAM, PCIe 3, 8 GT/s bus, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Starting Price$155 U.S.
Announcement Date05/20/2020
Product Link (external)ark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
33.2 pt (46%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
3201 Points (8%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1332 Points (8%)
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Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
14.4 Points (19%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
36564 points (26%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
47901 Points (33%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
134.7 s (2%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
36731 MIPS (21%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
11.2 fps (20%)
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R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.6 sec (13%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
8.7 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
470.4 s (2%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
14539 Points (39%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
61795 Points (50%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
11914 Points (30%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1217     avg: 1220     median: 1220 (51%)     max: 1223 points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 6358     avg: 6365     median: 6365 (11%)     max: 6372 points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
6349 points (20%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
25403 points (28%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
135.8 Watt (23%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
125.5 Watt (23%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
10.6 Points per Watt (8%)
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