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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:  128.00     Overall Rank:  1296
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2018-07-26)
2688

Single Thread Rating: 1224
Samples: 1144*
*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 25th of September 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,183
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,112
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,098
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,991
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,524
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,294
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,948
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,197
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,169
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,384
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 25th of September 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.00
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
116.09
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
111.86
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
58.55
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
58.09
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
49.79
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
38.25
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
36.19
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
35.81
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
35.43
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
28.71
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1081320 - Sep 25 2018
2096
BL1078337 - Sep 18 2018
2727
BL1073961 - Sep 08 2018
2821
BL1072395 - Sep 05 2018
3010
BL1072247 - Sep 05 2018
2911
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 25th of September 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,570
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,703
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,815
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,315
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,134
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,104
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,939
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,245
AMD Athlon II X3 445
2,579
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,260
AMD Phenom II X4 B25
3,336
AMD Athlon II X4 605e
2,750
Intel Celeron G540 @ 2.50GHz
2,204
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz
2,292
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,311
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,571
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