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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:  19.57     Overall Rank:  1379
Last Price Change:  $137.36 USD (2019-04-26)
2688

Single Thread Rating: 1225
Samples: 1203*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$137.36Buy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 26th of April 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,963
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
12,038
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,175
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,109
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,082
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,987
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,282
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,950
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,174
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,389
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 26th of April 2019 - Higher results represent better value
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
122.62
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
93.97
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
46.84
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
44.34
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
42.64
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
33.56
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
31.57
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
28.81
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
24.86
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
19.57
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
17.94
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1205987 - Apr 25 2019
2148
BL1201852 - Apr 17 2019
2831
BL1197359 - Apr 07 2019
1513
BL1197210 - Apr 07 2019
3423
BL1188768 - Mar 22 2019
2913
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 26th of April 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,254
AMD Phenom II X4 810
3,122
AMD Phenom 9450e Quad-Core
2,621
AMD Phenom II X3 705e
2,227
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,313
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,892
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
3,009
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core
2,573
AMD A8-3820 APU
3,104
AMD Phenom II X4 955
3,927
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
2,829
AMD A6-3670 APU
3,170
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,236
AMD Athlon 5150 APU
2,105
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,933
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