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Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz 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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Description:

Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1288

Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.1 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 35 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 3 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 12.08

Overall Rank: 2971

Last Price Change: $150.00 USD (2023-05-14)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1812

Single Thread Rating: 1159
Samples: 1173*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,428
Thread: 1,144

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Integer Math7,132 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,124 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,876 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption679.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression28,308 KBytes/Sec
Physics161 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions784 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,159 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of May 2024.
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


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Panasonic Winxp (WIN7 Coa), Intel Core I5 540M 2.53GHZ, Vpro, 15.4 Wuxga, 250GB, 2GB, 512M Panasonic Winxp (WIN7 Coa), Intel Core I5 540M 2.53GHZ, Vpro, 15.4 Wuxga, 250GB, 2GB, 512M $2299.99
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Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 Rugged Notebook PC with Core i5, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 7 Pro Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 Rugged Notebook PC with Core i5, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 7 Pro $2339.99
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Intel Core i5 Mobile i5-540M 2.5 GHz 988 Pin SLBTV Dell HP ThinkPad EliteBook... Intel Core i5 Mobile i5-540M 2.5 GHz 988 Pin SLBTV Dell HP ThinkPad EliteBook... $40.91
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Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2064880 - Mar 29 2024
2029
BL2059597 - Mar 23 2024
2014
BL2056828 - Mar 20 2024
1888
BL2043219 - Mar 06 2024
1762
BL2039572 - Mar 02 2024
1993
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
As of 20th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
1,812
AMD Phenom II N930 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,584 (-12.6%)
AMD Phenom II N970 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,687 (-6.9%)
AMD Phenom II N950 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,587 (-12.4%)
Intel Core i7-640M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,075 (+14.5%)
Intel Core i5-520M @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,715 (-5.4%)
Intel Core i3-4010U @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,652 (-8.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9000 @ 2.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,579 (-12.9%)
Intel Core i5-430M @ 2.27GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,201 (-33.7%)
Intel Core i3-330M @ 2.13GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,019 (-43.8%)
Intel Core i7-2620M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,422 (+33.7%)
Intel Pentium 5405U @ 2.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,261 (+24.8%)
AMD A10-5750M APU vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,038 (+12.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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