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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:  128.00     Overall Rank:  1332
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2018-11-28)
2688

Single Thread Rating: 1225
Samples: 1175*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$189.95Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 16th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
12,038
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,180
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,111
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,091
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,991
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,517
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,289
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,948
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,171
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,384
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.00
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
127.85
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
116.09
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
58.06
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
50.15
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
38.22
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
36.42
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
35.81
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
35.41
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
34.60
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
33.67
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1127547 - Dec 15 2018
2815
BL1125098 - Dec 11 2018
2707
BL1124004 - Dec 09 2018
3049
BL1121932 - Dec 06 2018
1437
BL1119361 - Dec 02 2018
2556
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 16th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,688
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,566
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,954
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,812
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,703
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,312
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,571
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,313
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,474
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,135
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,103
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,937
AMD Athlon II X2 240
1,641
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,243
AMD Phenom II X2 555
2,044
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
2,828
Intel Pentium G620 @ 2.60GHz
2,294
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