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Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 73 W

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 8.41

Overall Rank: 2516

Last Price Change: $179.95 USD (2022-08-27)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1255
Samples: 1446*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,626
Thread: 1,241

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz

Integer Math8,089 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,485 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption275.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression32.5 MBytes/Sec
Physics186 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions871 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,255 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of September 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of September 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 28th of September 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
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AMD Phenom II X3 705e
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Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
Intel Core i3-560 @ 3.33GHz
AMD Phenom II X2 565
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AMD Phenom II X4 955
AMD Phenom II X4 910