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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:  128.02     Overall Rank:  1348
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2018-11-28)
2688

Single Thread Rating: 1225
Samples: 1179*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$172.47Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 20th of January 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,961
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
12,039
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,177
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,107
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,088
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,989
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,286
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,947
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,173
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,385
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of January 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.02
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
119.31
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
93.91
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
51.88
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
51.60
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
44.51
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
38.07
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
36.41
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
35.37
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
31.92
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
27.83
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1149162 - Jan 17 2019
2822
BL1148838 - Jan 16 2019
2709
BL1146736 - Jan 13 2019
3302
BL1143942 - Jan 09 2019
2395
BL1134674 - Dec 26 2018
2827
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 20th of January 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,566
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,812
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,703
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,313
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,569
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,474
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,315
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,936
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,242
AMD Athlon II X2 220
1,632
AMD Athlon II X2 240
1,643
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,134
AMD Phenom II X2 555
2,045
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,102
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
2,829
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,253
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