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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
Class: Desktop 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:  20.67     Overall Rank:  1468
Last Price Change:  $130.02 USD (2019-09-15)
2686

Single Thread Rating: 1224
Samples: 1242*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$130.02Buy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 15th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,929
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
11,996
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,169
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,110
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,077
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,990
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,280
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,955
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,185
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,405
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,686
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 15th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
66.29
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
61.01
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
53.71
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
51.33
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.51
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
45.28
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
37.11
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
35.54
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
33.79
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
30.47
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
20.67
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1269504 - Sep 15 2019
2474
BL1265090 - Sep 05 2019
2330
BL1263875 - Sep 02 2019
2713
BL1263024 - Aug 31 2019
2631
BL1261526 - Aug 28 2019
2335
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 15th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,686
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,565
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,465
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,254
AMD Athlon II X4 605e
2,734
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,314
AMD Phenom 9450e Quad-Core
2,599
AMD Phenom II X4 810
3,121
AMD Phenom II X3 705e
2,227
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core
2,573
AMD Phenom II X4 910
3,247
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
3,009
AMD A8-3820 APU
3,106
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,887
AMD Phenom II X4 955
3,919
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,234
AMD Athlon 5350 APU
2,608
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