Intel Core i5-9400H 4-Core 2.5GHz

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Core i5-9400H 4-Core 2.5GHz Performance Specification
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2.5 GHz
4.3 GHz
4 cores
8 threads
Coffee Lake R
LGA 1151
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Core i5-9400H 4-Core 2.5GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Core i5-9400H 4-Core 2.5GHz is a mid-range mobile CPU based on a refinement of the 14nm++ Coffee Lake microarchitecture.

It offers 4 physical cores (8 logical), initially clocked at 2.5GHz, which may go up to 4.3GHz using 8 cores with Turbo Boost. The i5-9400H has 8MB of L3 Cache. This chip supports up to 128GB DDR-2666 MHz memory and features Intel UHD 630 integrated graphics.

Among its many features, Turbo Boost 2.0, Optane Memory Support, Hype-Threading technology and Virtualization are activated, and its multiplier is not unlocked.

This Core i5-9400H CPU offers above average laptop gaming performance and should not be a major bottleneck in any modern gaming PC in 2019. It will be able to play all modern games at 60fps comfortably on ultra graphics performance at any supported resolution without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU. However, performance may become bottlenecked if playing at 144Hz and 1080p or lower screen resolution.

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Core i5-9400H 4-Core 2.5GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Cyberpunk 2077 16% 13%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 12% 18%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 15% 14%
Genshin Impact 57% 34%
eFootball PES 2021 42% 6%
Marvel's Avengers 40% 14%
Watch Dogs Legion 12% 18%
FIFA 21 37% 18%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 30% 6%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1% 1%
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