Intel Core i5-8400 CPU Benchmark

Intel Core i5-8400 performance benchmark test with full FPS data from real-world users

Is the Intel Core i5-8400 good for gaming? The table below shows exactly how the Intel Core i5-8400 performs in a variety of games and in various RAM and CPU configurations.

Drawing on the real-world data that powers our FPS calculator, we're able to show you actual frame rates from a panel of more than 50,000 users. So, rather than simply guessing at what frame rates you can expect to see in-game, we tell you the exact CPU benchmark for the Intel Core i5-8400 and how performs in real-world usage.

FPS results for Intel Core i5-8400
Game CPU GPU RAM Average
FPS
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FPS
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FPS
GTA 5Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti16 GB433057
ValorantIntel Core i5-8400Intel UHD 6308 GB351057
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti40 GB141018
CS2Intel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT12 GB131014
Elden RingIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB8 GB232125
Cyberpunk 2077Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB554460
Red Dead Redemption 2Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti16 GB464249
MinecraftIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti40 GB201031
Forza Horizon 5Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti16 GB424242
Apex LegendsIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER16 GB534160
Fallout 76Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB16 GB413348
RobloxIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB7912152
BATTLETECHIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB463651
Slay the PrincessIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB564760
Lethal CompanyIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB312833
WarframeIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 105032 GB484654
Lethal CompanyIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB513760
Lethal CompanyIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB341060
Lethal CompanyIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB341060
Lethal CompanyIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB534160
MinecraftIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti40 GB201031
MinecraftIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti40 GB241730
WarframeIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 105032 GB464047
WarframeIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 105032 GB483558
WarframeIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 105032 GB544463
BATTLETECHIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB211229
BATTLETECHIntel Core i5-8400AMD Radeon RX 580 2048SP24 GB301039
RobloxIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB7912152
MinecraftIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB10421176
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti40 GB141018
MinecraftIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB7311
Dark and DarkerIntel Core i5-8400NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB341060

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