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It's worth to get i5-9400F?

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Hey!

Right now I'm starting to gather parts for my Hackintosh, but I'm having dilemma with processor. I'm from Poland, so I'll put prices in my currency and approx. in dollars.
So, i3-8100 is around 500 zł (that's ~130$), i5-9400F is 720 zł (~188$) and i5-8400 is 899 zł (~234$). It's worth, to get 9400F? It will be pared with RX 460/470/480/560/570/580 (whatever that would be the cheapest).
I will be using also Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro for video editing, maybe some games like LoL on Mojave.
So, It's worth, to get 9400F for my situation?
 

trs96

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Intel i5-9400F CPU
  • 9th Gen Intel Processor
  • Discrete GPU Required - No Integrated Graphics
  • Only Compatible with Intel 300 Series Motherboard
For a build that is intended for video work you'd want the iGPU. You can run the iGPU headless to enable Intel Quicksync. Go with the i5-8400 for the best performance. Esp. for video encoding and decoding.
 
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