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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:  127.98     Overall Rank:  1285
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2010-07-04)
2687

Single Thread Rating: 1223
Samples: 1127*
*Margin for error: Low


MerchantPrice (USD)Purchase
Amazon.com$22.12Buy Now!
NewEgg.com$21Buy Now!


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common CPUs
As of 15th of August 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,183
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,113
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,099
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,995
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,525
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,296
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,949
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,197
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,168
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,384
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,687
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 15th of August 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
127.98
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
99.44
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
92.54
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
51.94
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
51.88
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
49.78
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
36.08
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
35.83
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
34.95
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
27.97
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
20.49
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1061486 - Aug 13 2018
2836
BL1060433 - Aug 10 2018
2589
BL1059688 - Aug 09 2018
2263
BL1058574 - Aug 06 2018
2249
BL1055491 - Jul 30 2018
2217
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 15th of August 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,687
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,571
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,705
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,815
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,316
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,249
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,105
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,135
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,939
AMD Athlon II X3 445
2,583
AMD Athlon II X4 605e
2,750
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,470
AMD Phenom II X4 910e
3,260
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
Intel Pentium G630 @ 2.70GHz
2,374
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,570
AMD Athlon II X3 425
2,311
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