Intel Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz

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Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz Performance Specification
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2.5 GHz
4.2 GHz
4 cores
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Coffee Lake
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Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Intel Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz is a mid to high-end CPU based on Intel's 14nm Coffee Lake microarchitecture. It offers 4 physical cores (8 logical), initially clocked at 2.5GHz, which may go up to 4.2GHz using Turbo Boost.

It doesn't feature an unlocked multiplier, therefore, it can't be overclocked using traditional methods.

It has 8MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. It also has 1MB L2 cache and 256KB L1 cache. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 64GB.

It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 45W (including the onboard GPU). It is a fairly power efficient processor.

Among the Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz's many features are HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated are enabled.

It features Intel UHD Graphics 630 integrated GPU with 350MHz base clock and turbo boost frequency of 1.15GHz. Video memory will depend on the amount of RAM paired with CPU but the maximum limit is 64GB.

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Core i5-8400H 4-Core 2.5GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Resident Evil 8 4% 78%
Age of Empires IV 55% 3%
Grand Theft Auto VI 7% 52%
Far Cry 6 7% 46%
Days Gone 29% 5%
Battlefield 6 11% 29%
Outriders 9% 59%
It Takes Two 59% 4%
Star Citizen 1% 1%
Total War: Rome Remastered 79% 37%
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