The Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” Boxed Sockel 1151-v2 [BX80684I58400] processor is positioned as a reasonable solution for demanding and calculating consumers. It belongs to the average price segment and is a kind of response to the emergence of new processors from rival AMD Ryzen.
In contrast to the Intel Core i5-7400, the Intel Core i5-8400 processor has got two additional cores. The advantages of the new model are also significant improvements in energy consumption and heat dissipation.
Owners of LGA1151 boards wishing to upgrade to the Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” will be forced to purchase new boards with LGA1151v2, which are mostly simple rebranding. In addition, users may not be satisfied with the lack of overclocking capability in the processor, but is this such a big problem?
You can buy Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” 6 core (Hexa Core) CPU with 2.80 GHz, Boxed with heatsink for the price 221,90 €. Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.net: FWNNROU (How to use it?).