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Intel Core i5-11400 Review - What you NEED to Know!


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Folding Team
Oct 2, 2006

A lot of Intel Core i5-11400 and i5-11400F reviews make these look like the best CPUs for the money right now if you are on a budget. But when it comes to benchmarks, there's a of things you need to know about ESPECIALLY when it comes to the i5-11400 heat, thermals, power and frequencies. It also points towards how its so easy for these motherboard enhancements to completely mess up your cooling. But that also might be a good thing too!

Buy items in this video from Amazon at the links below:

i5-11400 - https://geni.us/i511400
i5-11400F - https://geni.us/FY9wcDX
Noctua NH-L9i - https://geni.us/NOCTUAL9i


0:00 – Intro to i5-11400
2:09 – i5-11400 / 11400F Price & Specs
3:14 – i5-11400 vs Ryzen 5 3600X, 3600 & Ryzen 3 3300X
4:43 – Motherboard Shenanigans Continue
6:15 – Intel i5-11400 Power Levels
6:55 – What these Enhancements ACTUALLY Do
7:50 – More Power, More HEAT but Faster CPU
8:20 – Auto Settings = OVERWHELMED Cooling
10:49 – Real World Performance (Auto vs Intel Default)
12:18 – Gaming Benchmarks (Auto vs Intel Default)
12:57 – Memory Overclocking
13:36 – Motherboard Defaults...Positive & Negative