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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:  128.10     Overall Rank:  1249
Last Price Change:  $21 USD (2010-07-04)
2690

Single Thread Rating: 1223
Samples: 1106*
*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 22nd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
11,188
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
11,114
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
10,103
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
9,997
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
9,529
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
9,302
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
8,950
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
8,201
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
7,166
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
6,383
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
128.10
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
106.40
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
82.63
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
54.68
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
29.52
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz
29.40
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz
28.72
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz
20.75
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz
18.33
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz
16.74
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
15.02
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Pricing History




Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
Most recent listed first
BL1026360 - May 20 2018
2743
BL1026332 - May 20 2018
2696
BL1024051 - May 15 2018
2344
BL1023852 - May 15 2018
2677
BL1023590 - May 14 2018
3911
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Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
As of 22nd of May 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz
2,690
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz
2,575
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
3,164
AMD A6-3600 APU
2,705
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
2,816
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
2,959
AMD Athlon II X4 640
3,318
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
2,286
AMD Athlon II X4 620
2,940
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz
3,106
AMD Athlon II X4 630
3,136
AMD Athlon II X4 635
3,256
AMD Athlon II X2 B22
1,705
AMD Athlon II X4 600e
2,453
Intel Core2 Duo E8600 @ 3.33GHz
2,409
AMD Athlon II X3 435
2,469
AMD Athlon II X3 440
2,568
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