Intel Core I5 9400F 2.9GHZ 9MB LGA1151 CPU

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Whether you are a gamer looking for a fantastic in-game experience with the performance headroom for smooth live streaming and seamless highlights recording or you are a creator that is ready to do more creating and sharing, less time waiting, the Intel Core i5 9400F 2.9GHZ LGA1151 CPU is ready to take you to that level.

The 9th Generation of Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors deliver_

  • Data acceleration when paired with Intel® Optane™ memory to retrieve that data you use the most for fast system responsiveness.
  • DDR4 RAM memory technology support, which allows systems to have up to 64 GB of memory and up to 2666 MT/s memory transfer speeds.
  • Intel® Z390 chipset support which includes unprecedented connectivity to all of your devices with integrated USB 3.1 Gen 2, Intel® Wireless-AC, and support for Gigabit Wi-Fi speed.
  • Compatible with Intel® 300 series chipset.
  • Utilise Intel® Quick Sync Video technology to live-stream, capture, and multitask without interruption.
  • Power up and customise your gaming rig with up to 40 platform PCIe lanes giving you outstanding flexibility.
  • Pair it with Intel® Optane™ memory technology to accelerate the loading and launching of the games you play the most.

Create Without Limits
Unlock your creative potential with the power you need to create, edit, and share. Let your creativity flow as the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processor renders and encodes in the background so you don't miss a beat. Minimise the wait time between inspiration and creation with Intel® Optane™ memory accelerating the loading of your most used applications.

Ultra-High Definition Entertainment
Desktop computers based on the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors integrate advanced media technologies that bring premium, high-quality content to your desktop, including_

  • HEVC 10-bit encode/decode, VP9 10-bit decode_
    • Delivering smooth streaming of premium 4K UHD entertainment to your PC from leading online providers.
    • Providing full-size, screen-immersive viewing experiences with 4K video and 360-degree viewing.
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut) for life-like luminesces to provide enhanced image and video viewing experiences.

Hardware Based Security
9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors integrate hardware level technologies that help strengthen the protection of your enabled security software. Hardware-based security helps you experience online and offline activities with added peace of mind, enabled by features that include_

  • Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)1 to help applications protect your system and your data.
  • Intel® BIOS Guard and Intel® Boot Guard to help protect your system during startup.


  • 6 Cores with 6 Threads
  • Processor Base Frequency of 2.90 GHz
  • Maximum Turbo Frequency of 4.10 GHz
  • 9 MB Intel® Smart Cache


  • Essentials
    • Product Collection_ 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
    • Code Name_ Products formerly Coffee Lake
    • Vertical Segment_ Desktop
    • Processor Number_ i5-9400F
    • Launch Date_ Q1'19
    • Lithography: 14 nm
  • Performance
    • # of Cores_ 6
    • # of Threads_ 6
    • Processor Base Frequency_ 2.90 GHz
    • Max Turbo Frequency_ 4.10 GHz
    • Cache: 9 MB Intel® Smart Cache
    • Bus Speed_ 8 GT/s
    • TDP: 65 W
  • Memory Specifications
    • Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type): 128 GB
    • Memory Types_ DDR4-2666
    • Max # of Memory Channels_ 2
    • Max Memory Bandwidth_ 41.6 GB/s
    • ECC Memory Supported_ No
  • Processor Graphics
    • Processor Graphics_ N/A
  • Expansion Options
    • Scalability: 1S Only
    • PCI Express Revision_ 3
    • PCI Express Configurations_ Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
    • Max # of PCI Express Lanes_ 16
  • Advanced Technologies
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported_ Yes
    • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology_ 2
    • Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility_ No
    • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology_ No
    • Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
    • Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
    • Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
    • Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions_ No
    • Intel® 64_ Yes
    • Instruction Set_ 64-bit
    • Instruction Set Extensions_ Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
    • Idle States_ Yes
    • Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology_ Yes
    • Thermal Monitoring Technologies_ Yes
    • Intel® Identity Protection Technology_ Yes
    • Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
  • Security & Reliability
    • Intel® AES New Instructions_ Yes
    • Secure Key_ Yes
    • Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX): Yes with Intel® ME
    • Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX): Yes
    • Intel® OS Guard_ Yes
    • Intel® Trusted Execution Technology_ No
    • Execute Disable Bit_ Yes
    • Intel® Boot Guard_ Yes

What's in The Box_

  • Intel Core i5 9400F 2.9GHZ LGA1151 CPU x1

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