Expired Hot Deals

Amazon.ca

Intel Core i5-8400 Desktop Processor 169.99

  • Last Updated:
  • Sep 20th, 2020 1:56 am
59 replies
Deal Guru
User avatar
Mar 8, 2003
10770 posts
3168 upvotes
Richmond Hill
Not bad
Deal Fanatic
User avatar
Jan 4, 2011
5750 posts
3699 upvotes
West Vancouver
2 gen behind (soon 3) and not unlocked.

Meh.
Sr. Member
User avatar
Jun 7, 2017
608 posts
2381 upvotes
Ottawa
I didn't look for the data. IMO i3 10100 should be better than this.
Deal Addict
User avatar
Jan 24, 2008
2142 posts
879 upvotes
Granted it's 2 generations behind what's available now but at the time it was probably the best value proposition of that generation of Intel CPUs. I have one and performance is excellent. I also have systems with 9th and 10th gen processors which I really didn't need but I blame that on RFD.
Last edited by CalgaryRunner on Sep 18th, 2020 3:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
I am not young enough to know everything - Oscar Wilde
Sr. Member
User avatar
Feb 12, 2014
729 posts
1594 upvotes
vancouver
it would be a good deal if motherboards didnt cost almost as much as the cpu.
yes there are cheaper motherboards but i am talking about the ones with 6 sata slots and posibility of overclocking
Deal Fanatic
Jul 14, 2018
6862 posts
22642 upvotes
Very good CPU, CRAZY good price! Super tempted!
:)
Deal Addict
User avatar
Sep 26, 2018
1504 posts
4000 upvotes
AllanT232 wrote: it would be a good deal if motherboards didnt cost almost as much as the cpu.
yes there are cheaper motherboards but i am talking about the ones with 6 sata slots and posibility of overclocking
you can't overclock this cpu, it's locked
I have spoken
Avatar origins story
Sr. Member
User avatar
Feb 12, 2014
729 posts
1594 upvotes
vancouver
almasyseifer wrote: you can't overclock this cpu, it's locked
i am talking about a upgrade path for later and not overclocking the 8400.
as in getting something like the i9 9900k later on when you have money or when it goes on sale.
Deal Addict
Dec 2, 2004
1409 posts
1558 upvotes
socket 1151 ... we're currently on socket 1200 ... possible upgrade option for those with lesser socket 1151 cpu?
Deal Addict
User avatar
Jan 24, 2008
2142 posts
879 upvotes
AllanT232 wrote: i am talking about a upgrade path for later and not overclocking the 8400.
as in getting something like the i9 9900k later on when you have money or when it goes on sale.
An i7-9700K is nearly as good as a i9-9900K for real world use, and actually a better choice for gaming. Plus it's cheaper.
I am not young enough to know everything - Oscar Wilde
Deal Addict
User avatar
Apr 23, 2005
1792 posts
1159 upvotes
AllanT232 wrote: i am talking about a upgrade path for later and not overclocking the 8400.
as in getting something like the i9 9900k later on when you have money or when it goes on sale.
The 9900k is a pricey upgrade. Probably not something you'd need unless you're doing CPU-heavy stuff like processing 4K videos. On top of the CPU cost, a decent cooling setup will add at least $100 to the price.
Member
User avatar
Dec 23, 2010
354 posts
610 upvotes
Toronto
Holding out for AMD's Veermer series :) October 8th is the official announcement
Sr. Member
Jun 18, 2016
974 posts
3100 upvotes
Coz4k wrote: 2 gen behind (soon 3) and not unlocked.

Meh.
Please call up your mother and ask if she cares about overclocking.
Deal Guru
User avatar
Jun 18, 2012
10514 posts
5146 upvotes
Toronto
apparently this is a great gaming CPU... any good deals on motherboards though?

I'm considering this. would pop by Memory Express to grab it this weekend along with all the other components I guess and then sell off my laptop
Deal Addict
User avatar
Jan 24, 2008
2142 posts
879 upvotes
ManCaveGamer wrote: apparently this is a great gaming CPU... any good deals on motherboards though?

I'm considering this. would pop by Memory Express to grab it this weekend along with all the other components I guess and then sell off my laptop
When I'm shopping for components my first step is to check prices using PCPartPicker and go from there. I like shopping at ME because they're local for me and they price match.
I am not young enough to know everything - Oscar Wilde

Top