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Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz 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 i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz

Description:

Class: Laptop

Socket: rPGA988B

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 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: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3540M CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel Core i7-3540M CPU @ 3.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 27.68

Overall Rank: 2362

Last Price Change: $108.02 USD (2024-06-12)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2990

Single Thread Rating: 1796
Samples: 664*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,786
Thread: 1,848

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz

Integer Math10,185 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,236 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers15 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,413 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption843.8 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46,916 KBytes/Sec
Physics278 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,961 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,796 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of June 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$108.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2122204 - Jun 12 2024
2532
BL2122144 - Jun 12 2024
2528
BL2115828 - Jun 03 2024
3366
BL2085113 - Apr 23 2024
3185
BL2074716 - Apr 10 2024
3299
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz
As of 21st of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz
2,990
Intel Core i5-4200M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,811 (-6.0%)
Intel Core i5-3340M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,692 (-10.0%)
Intel Core i5-3230M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,559 (-14.4%)
Intel Core i7-3520M @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,871 (-4.0%)
Intel Core i5-4210M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,892 (-3.3%)
Intel Core i7-2640M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,465 (-17.6%)
Intel Core i3-4010U @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
1,652 (-44.8%)
Intel Core i5-4300M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,976 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-4600U @ 2.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,713 (-9.3%)
Intel Core i5-4300U @ 1.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,495 (-16.6%)
Intel Core i7-4500U @ 1.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,487 (-16.8%)
Intel Celeron N4100 @ 1.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-3540M
2,443 (-18.3%)

Is the Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 21st of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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7,130
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6,961
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6,864
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6,697
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
6,634
Intel Core i7-14650HX
6,589
Intel Core i7-13850HX
6,430
Intel Core i9-13900HK
6,240
Intel Core i9-13905H
6,234
Intel Core i5-14500HX
6,187
Intel Core i7-14700HX
6,057
Intel Core Ultra 9 185H
5,993
Intel Core i7-3540M @ 3.00GHz
1,019