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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:  128.10     Overall Rank:  1250
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2010-07-04)
2690

Single Thread Rating: 1223
Samples: 1106*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$189.95Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 23rd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,188
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,114
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,103
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,997
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,529
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,302
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,950
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,201
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 23rd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.10
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
87.75
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
85.12
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
54.68
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
31.76
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
29.54
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
29.40
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.72
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
20.83
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
16.74
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
BL1026360 - May 20 2018
2743
BL1026332 - May 20 2018
2696
BL1024051 - May 15 2018
2344
BL1023852 - May 15 2018
2677
BL1023590 - May 14 2018
3911
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 23rd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,575
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
3,164
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,705
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,816
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,959
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,318
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
2,286
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,106
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,256
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,136
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,940
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,568
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,469
Intel Pentium G630 @ 2.70GHz
2,373
AMD Athlon II X3 445
2,583
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