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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:  112.06     Overall Rank:  1226
Last Price Change:  $24 USD (2010-07-04)
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Single Thread Rating: 1222
Samples: 1096*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$104.19Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$24Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 20th of April 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,189
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,110
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,105
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,997
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,530
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,303
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,949
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,205
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,166
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,381
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,689
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of April 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
112.06
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
82.34
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
81.85
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
43.19
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
29.80
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
29.76
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.73
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
28.12
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
25.20
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
24.29
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
20.71
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1006969 - Apr 10 2018
2197
BL1006172 - Apr 08 2018
2874
BL1005006 - Apr 06 2018
2030
BL1004814 - Apr 06 2018
2877
BL1003500 - Apr 03 2018
2234
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 20th of April 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,689
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,576
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,707
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
3,357
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
3,165
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,960
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,816
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,318
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
2,154
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
3,289
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
2,286
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,256
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,137
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,107
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,941
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,470
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz
2,296
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