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Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz 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.

Is the Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz

Description:

Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1023

Clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.3 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 35 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 3 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel Core i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 29.43

Overall Rank: 2569

Last Price Change: $79.97 USD (2022-05-22)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2353

Single Thread Rating: 1402
Samples: 1783*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,846
Thread: 1,557

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz

Integer Math8,547 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,273 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers12 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,641 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption696.7 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression37,445 KBytes/Sec
Physics242 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,581 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,402 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2031102 - Feb 22 2024
2609
BL2028746 - Feb 19 2024
2624
BL2027539 - Feb 18 2024
2064
BL2026996 - Feb 17 2024
1834
BL2026962 - Feb 17 2024
1790
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz
2,353
Intel Core i5-2520M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,229 (-5.3%)
Intel Core i5-560M @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
1,908 (-18.9%)
Intel Core i7-2640M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,487 (+5.7%)
Intel Core i5-2450M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,067 (-12.2%)
Intel Core i5-2430M @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,007 (-14.7%)
AMD A10-5750M APU vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,007 (-14.7%)
Intel Core i5-580M @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
1,933 (-17.9%)
Intel Core i5-4210M @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,884 (+22.6%)
Intel Core i5-4200M @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,813 (+19.5%)
Intel Core i5-3340M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,693 (+14.4%)
Intel Core i7-2620M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
2,440 (+3.7%)
Intel Core i5-2410M @ 2.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-2540M
1,941 (-17.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 2nd of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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7,167
Intel Core i9-14900HX
7,101
Intel Core i9-13950HX
7,043
Intel Core i9-13900HX
6,881
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
6,880
Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
6,782
Intel Core i9-13980HX
6,679
Intel Core i9-13905H
6,403
Intel Core i7-13850HX
6,355
Intel Core i9-13900HK
6,222
Intel Core Ultra 9 185H
5,977
Intel Core i7-13800H
5,950
Intel Core i5-2540M @ 2.60GHz
816