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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:  127.99     Overall Rank:  1301
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2018-07-26)
2687

Single Thread Rating: 1224
Samples: 1147*
*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 16th of October 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
10,099
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,991
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,523
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,293
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,948
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,197
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,170
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,385
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,687
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of October 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
127.99
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
111.86
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
108.24
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
54.65
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
51.92
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
49.80
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
38.40
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
36.43
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
35.81
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
35.44
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
33.17
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1088713 - Oct 09 2018
2805
BL1087922 - Oct 07 2018
2176
BL1085911 - Oct 04 2018
3419
BL1083450 - Sep 29 2018
2726
BL1081320 - Sep 25 2018
2096
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 16th of October 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,687
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,569
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 620
2,938
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,104
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,244
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,134
Intel Pentium G630 @ 2.70GHz
2,373
AMD Athlon II X3 445
2,573
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,571
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,472
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,311
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz
2,292
Intel Celeron G540 @ 2.50GHz
2,205
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