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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.
  • 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.

Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz   Average CPU Mark
Socket: LGA1156
Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz
No of Cores: 2 (2 logical cores per physical)
Typical TDP: 73 W

Other names:  Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz
CPU First Seen on Charts:  Q1 2010
CPUmark/$Price:  128.13     Overall Rank:  1263
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2010-07-04)
2690

Single Thread Rating: 1223
Samples: 1111*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$22.56Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 20th of June 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,187
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,113
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,102
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,995
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,528
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,300
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,950
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,200
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,166
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,383
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of June 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.13
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
111.89
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
106.40
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
54.67
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
30.24
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.72
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
28.11
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
27.01
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
21.04
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
17.48
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
15.02
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1035994 - Jun 11 2018
2930
BL1035758 - Jun 11 2018
2742
BL1035163 - Jun 09 2018
2916
BL1034721 - Jun 08 2018
2589
BL1029722 - May 27 2018
2931
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 20th of June 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,574
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,705
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,958
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
3,162
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,816
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,317
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
2,286
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,940
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,107
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,256
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,135
AMD Phenom II X4 B25
3,336
AMD Athlon II X2 B22
1,711
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,469
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,569
AMD Athlon II X4 605e
2,745
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