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Intel Core i5-9400H vs Intel Xeon E-2176M vs Intel Core i7-8750H

Intel Core i5-9400H

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The Intel Core i5-9400H is a high-end processor for laptops with four cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture (2019 refresh, CFL-HR). The processor clocks at between 2.5 and 4.3 GHz (4.1 with 4 cores) and can execute up to eight threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process. Compared to the predecessor, the Core i5-8400H from 2018, the 9300H is only clocked slightly higher (+100 MHz CPU Turbo, +50 MHz GPU).

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

The Intel Core i5-9400H should perform similar as the older Core i7-7920HQ (3.1 - 4.1 GHz). The faster Coffee Lake CPUs, like the Core i7-9750H offers two additional cores and is therefore up to 50% faster in multithreaded benchmarks. Still, the performance of the i5-9400H should be sufficient for even demanding applications and games.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer a slightly higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50 MHz. The architecture is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i5 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions. Using cTDP-down, the CPU can also be configured to 35 Watt resulting in a reduced performance.

Beware, the CPU was not yet released at the time of writing and the information is based on leaks and early price list information (e.g. by Intel or on Baidu).

Intel Xeon E-2176M

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The Intel Xeon E-2176M is a high-end processor for professional laptops with six cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture. The processor clocks at between 2.7 - 4.4 GHz (4.1 GHz with 6 cores) and can execute up to twelve threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. 

According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process. The Xeon E-2176M is the second fastest model after the Xeon E-2178M / Core i9-8950HK in early 2018. Compared to the similar consumer Core i7-8850H, the mobile Xeon offers support for ECC main memory, is slightly higher clocked and offers more L3 cache.

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

Due to the two additional cores, performance has increased by almost 50% compared to a similar clocked Kaby Lake processor.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is unchanged to the older Intel HD Graphics 630 an maybe only slightly higher clocked. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i9 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions.

Intel Core i7-8750H

► remove from comparison Intel i7-8750H

The Intel Core i7-8750H is a high-end processor for laptops with six cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture and will be announced early 2018. The processor clocks at between 2.2 and 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) and can execute up to twelve threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process.

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

Due to the two additional cores, performance has increased by almost 50% compared to a similar clocked Kaby Lake processor like the Core i7-7820HQ (2.9 - 3.9 GHz). Single-core performance has not improved since its Kaby Lake predecessor. As a high-end model, the i7-8850H is suitable for the most demanding applications and games.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer a slightly higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50 MHz (rumored). The architecture is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i7 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions. Using cTDP-down, the CPU can also be configured to 35 Watt resulting in a reduced performance.

ModelIntel Core i5-9400HIntel Xeon E-2176MIntel Core i7-8750H
SeriesIntel Coffee LakeIntel Coffee LakeIntel Coffee Lake
CodenameCoffee Lake-HCoffee Lake-HCoffee Lake-H
Series: Coffee Lake Coffee Lake-H
Intel Core i9-9980HK2.4 - 5 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-9880H2.3 - 4.8 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-8950HK2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2186M2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2276M2.8 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9850H2.6 - 4.6 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9750H2.6 - 4.5 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2176M2.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8850H2.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i7-8750H2.2 - 4.1 GHz6 / 129 MB
» Intel Core i5-9400H2.5 - 4.3 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300HF2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300H2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8400H2.5 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8300H2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i3-8100H3 GHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Core i9-9980HK2.4 - 5 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-9880H2.3 - 4.8 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-8950HK2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2186M2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2276M2.8 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9850H2.6 - 4.6 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9750H2.6 - 4.5 GHz6 / 1212 MB
» Intel Xeon E-2176M2.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8850H2.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i7-8750H2.2 - 4.1 GHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i5-9400H2.5 - 4.3 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300HF2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300H2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8400H2.5 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8300H2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i3-8100H3 GHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Core i9-9980HK2.4 - 5 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-9880H2.3 - 4.8 GHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-8950HK2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2186M2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2276M2.8 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9850H2.6 - 4.6 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9750H2.6 - 4.5 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2176M2.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8850H2.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 129 MB
» Intel Core i7-8750H2.2 - 4.1 GHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i5-9400H2.5 - 4.3 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300HF2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300H2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8400H2.5 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8300H2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i3-8100H3 GHz4 / 48 MB
Clock2500 - 4300 MHz2700 - 4400 MHz2200 - 4100 MHz
L1 Cache256 KB384 KB384 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1.5 MB1.5 MB
L3 Cache8 MB12 MB9 MB
Cores / Threads4 / 86 / 126 / 12
TDP45 Watt45 Watt45 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
SocketFCBGA1440FCBGA1440
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1100 MHz)Intel UHD Graphics 630 (350 MHz)Intel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C
ManufacturerIntel Coffee Lake i7-8750H

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - i7-8750H
42.1 pt (49%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 403     avg: 411.8     median: 412.5 (53%)     max: 418 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 2142     avg: 2377     median: 2336.5 (10%)     max: 2707 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
823 Points (8%)
min: 987     avg: 1067     median: 1095 (11%)     max: 1118 Points
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min: 863     avg: 1113     median: 1116 (11%)     max: 1251 Points
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 169     avg: 181.7     median: 187 (64%)     max: 189 Points
min: 163     avg: 172     median: 173 (59%)     max: 177 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
9.4 Points (17%)
min: 9.32     avg: 11.3     median: 12.3 (23%)     max: 12.4 Points
min: 9.54     avg: 12.2     median: 12.3 (23%)     max: 13.54 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 1.99     avg: 2.1     median: 2 (58%)     max: 2.12 Points
min: 1.89     avg: 2     median: 2 (57%)     max: 2 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 6928     avg: 7681     median: 6973 (62%)     max: 9142 Points
min: 6236     avg: 6479     median: 6471 (58%)     max: 6645 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 31923     avg: 35912     median: 32132 (44%)     max: 43681 Points
min: 29664     avg: 33163     median: 33595 (46%)     max: 35307 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 33944     avg: 42290     median: 43494 (39%)     max: 46384 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 8472     avg: 8542     median: 8498 (52%)     max: 8665 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 147     avg: 163.3     median: 163.3 (2%)     max: 179.6 s
min: 125.5     avg: 157.5     median: 156.8 (2%)     max: 180.5 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 4.909     avg: 5.3     median: 5.3 (1%)     max: 5.77 s
min: 4.35     avg: 7.1     median: 5.5 (1%)     max: 16.26 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 3947     avg: 4625     median: 4624.5 (27%)     max: 5302 Points
5310 Points (31%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 28826     avg: 30674     median: 31144 (22%)     max: 33257 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 4599     avg: 4621     median: 4629 (66%)     max: 4630 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 58.2     avg: 63.1     median: 63.1 (29%)     max: 67.9 fps
min: 64.2     avg: 67.2     median: 67.2 (30%)     max: 70.2 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 195.8     avg: 203.6     median: 203.6 (55%)     max: 211.3 fps
min: 193.5     avg: 200.3     median: 200.3 (54%)     max: 207.1 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
100%
1 E-2176M +
8.7 fps (19%)
min: 7.56     avg: 8.2     median: 7.8 (17%)     max: 9.55 fps
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 0.601     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (23%)     max: 0.756 GB/s
0.7 GB/s (25%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 1     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (23%)     max: 1.2 GB/s
1.2 GB/s (25%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 6.1     avg: 6.9     median: 6.9 (25%)     max: 7.6 GB/s
7 GB/s (26%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 465.8     avg: 510     median: 509.9 (4%)     max: 554 Seconds
min: 395.5     avg: 456.2     median: 469.3 (3%)     max: 485.9 Seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 7203     avg: 9007     median: 9757 (21%)     max: 10061 Points
min: 7531     avg: 10078     median: 10294.5 (22%)     max: 10832 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 8.508     avg: 8.6     median: 8.6 (2%)     max: 8.69 s
min: 8.98     avg: 9.3     median: 9.3 (2%)     max: 9.45 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 18.78     avg: 19     median: 19 (1%)     max: 19.26 s
min: 20.26     avg: 21     median: 21.1 (1%)     max: 21.39 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 475.2     avg: 477     median: 477 (2%)     max: 478.8 s
min: 509     avg: 524     median: 524 (2%)     max: 537 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 38520     avg: 39431     median: 39431 (40%)     max: 40342 Points
min: 27882     avg: 36281     median: 37117 (38%)     max: 41516 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 10234     avg: 11628     median: 11727 (41%)     max: 12923 Points
min: 7869     avg: 11044     median: 11474.5 (40%)     max: 13112 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 30521     avg: 44313     median: 44313 (28%)     max: 58105 Points
min: 43026     avg: 55905     median: 56773 (37%)     max: 58897 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 30553     avg: 43412     median: 43412 (36%)     max: 56271 Points
min: 51146     avg: 56438     median: 56720 (47%)     max: 58704 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 59124     avg: 59647     median: 59646.5 (50%)     max: 60169 Points
min: 55371     avg: 57714     median: 57465.5 (48%)     max: 60233 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 E-2176M +
min: 5617     avg: 8399     median: 9331 (24%)     max: 10250 Points
min: 4876     avg: 9924     median: 10149 (26%)     max: 11320 Points