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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:  128.11     Overall Rank:  1273
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2010-07-04)
2690

Single Thread Rating: 1223
Samples: 1115*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$187.27Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,186
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,113
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,102
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,994
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,527
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,297
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,949
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,198
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,167
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,384
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.11
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
99.44
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
92.54
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
51.89
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
51.65
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
48.43
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
33.31
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
30.44
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
27.78
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
25.90
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
20.49
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1050476 - Jul 17 2018
2961
BL1048080 - Jul 11 2018
2892
BL1046214 - Jul 07 2018
2815
BL1042436 - Jun 27 2018
1789
BL1035994 - Jun 11 2018
2930
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 19th of July 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,572
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,815
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,705
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,317
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,940
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,256
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,135
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,105
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,470
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
Intel Pentium G630 @ 2.70GHz
2,375
AMD Athlon II X3 445
2,583
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,317
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz
2,294
AMD Athlon II X4 605e
2,750
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,260
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