One of the new 10th Gen processors, the Intel Core i5-10400F saw its first reviews. 6 cores, 12 threads and a competitive turbo clock result in good performance, especially in games. The locked i5 beats the Ryzen 5 3600 and its own predecessor in gaming, the i5-9400F:
Application performance is not that great, but the distance to the Ryzen processor is small, the 9400F again clearly worse:
That’s the result I had hoped for in the last article. The 10400F will be a strong option for gaming builds, as soon as it is available everywhere and if the price stays near the Ryzen 5 3600, its direct competitor.