Intel Core™ i5-8400 Processor, 2.8GHz w/ 9MB Cache

MX68270 Core™ i5-8400 Processor, 2.8GHz w/ 9MB Cache
MX68270 Core™ i5-8400 Processor, 2.8GHz w/ 9MB Cache

Product Info

8th Gen Core™ i5-8400 2.8GHz 6 Cores / 6 Threads, 9MB Cache

featureA new computer with a new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor helps you stay ahead of the digital world. Get a big jump in performance compared to previous generation Processors. Shop with built in security and immerse yourself in leading edge 4K UHD entertainment. Equipped with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, your computer will have more power and responsiveness to help your productivity soar. Experience fantastic entertainment and gaming, seamless 4K Ultra HD, and 360° videos, all with the lightning speed data transfers of Thunderbolt™ 3 technology.


Core™ i5-8400 6 Core / 6 Thread Processor

  • 6 Cores, 6 Threads, 2.8GHz Clock Rate, 3.9GHz Max Turbo, 9MB L3 Cache
  • Formerly known as a Coffee Lake Processor
  • 16 PCIe 3.0 Lanes support Video Cards, M.2 Cards and other devices
  • Intel® HD Graphics 630 Graphics Processor

Make Your Computer Entertainment Centerfeature

Get an amazing entertainment hub to stream 4K UHD videos, power virtual reality, and play the most demanding games. With 4x more pixels on screen than traditional HD, you can enjoy even sharper, more lifelike visuals, complex shading, and fast frame rates; all with virtually no stuttering, buffering, or lags. When even more incredible technologies arrive in the future, you will be have the processing power required by these new and revolutionary immersive experiences.

Get Unprecedented Power and Responsiveness

Now everyday computer tasks can happen faster. Edit photos and videos seamlessly. Move between programs and windows quickly and easily as you Multi-task your world.

Easy to Use, Hard to Break Into

Built-in security adds a critical layer of protection to make password logins, browsing, and online payments safe and simple. You can log on with a look, your voice, or your fingerprint for rock-solid security that’s fast and hassle free. Store passwords, personal information, and auto-fill information with one master password. Plus touch screen, voice commands, and stylus options offer natural and intuitive interactions.


Designed for Socket LGA 1151 based Motherboards with an Intel® 3xx Series Chipset. This Processor will not work on Intel® 2xx Series Motherboards.


Processor Intel® Core™ i5-8400 Processor
Number of Cores 6
Number of Threads 6
Clock Speed 2.8GHz
Turbo Clock Up to 3.9 GHz on 1 Core
Up to 3.5 GHz on 6 Cores
Smart Cache (L3) 9MB
Instruction Set 64-bit
PCI-E Lane Support Supports 16 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes
Processor Locked Yes, the Core™ i5-8400 is a locked processor
Memory Type DDR4-2666
Memory Channels 2
ECC Memory Support No
Integrated Graphics CPU Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 630 Processor
Clock Rate: 350 ~ 1,100 MHz
Execution Units: 23
Video Memory: Up to 64GB Shared System RAM

HDMI Resolution: up to 4,096 x 2,304 @ 30Hz
DisplayPort Resolution: up to 4,096 x 2,304 @ 60Hz
Supports up to 3 Displays
Supports DirectX 12, Open GL 4.4, Intel® Quick Sync Video, Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology & Intel® Clear Video Technology

All features and specifications require Motherboard Support
Advanced Technologies  
Intel® Optane™ Support Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel® 64 Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Execute Disable Bit Yes
Thermal Solution Intel® CPU Cooler Included
Max TDP 65W
Architecture 14nm
Socket Socket LGA 1151