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Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz 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 i5-540M @ 2.53GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Description:

Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1288

Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.1 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 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 12.04

Overall Rank: 2899

Last Price Change: $150.00 USD (2023-05-14)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1806

Single Thread Rating: 1157
Samples: 1167*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,428
Thread: 1,144

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Integer Math7,110 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,117 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,878 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption678.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression28,260 KBytes/Sec
Physics161 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions777 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,157 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th 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


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

Panasonic Winxp (WIN7 Coa), Intel Core I5 540M 2.53GHZ, Vpro, 15.4 Wuxga, 250GB, 2GB, 512M Panasonic Winxp (WIN7 Coa), Intel Core I5 540M 2.53GHZ, Vpro, 15.4 Wuxga, 250GB, 2GB, 512M $2299.99
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Intel Core i5 Mobile i5-540M 2.5 GHz 988 Pin SLBTV Dell HP ThinkPad EliteBook... Intel Core i5 Mobile i5-540M 2.5 GHz 988 Pin SLBTV Dell HP ThinkPad EliteBook... $50.73
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Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 Rugged Notebook PC with Core i5, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 7 Pro Panasonic Toughbook CF-31 Rugged Notebook PC with Core i5, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Windows 7 Pro $2339.99
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Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2027896 - Feb 18 2024
1874
BL2024453 - Feb 14 2024
1928
BL2019020 - Feb 08 2024
2123
BL2017909 - Feb 07 2024
2101
BL1996232 - Jan 14 2024
1982
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz
1,806
AMD Phenom II N930 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,584 (-12.3%)
AMD Phenom II N970 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,687 (-6.6%)
AMD Phenom II N950 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,558 (-13.7%)
Intel Core i7-640M @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,071 (+14.7%)
Intel Core i3-4010U @ 1.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,654 (-8.4%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9000 @ 2.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,579 (-12.6%)
Intel Core i5-430M @ 2.27GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,202 (-33.5%)
Intel Core i3-330M @ 2.13GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,017 (-43.7%)
Intel Core i7-2620M @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,440 (+35.1%)
AMD A10-5750M APU vs Intel Core i5-540M
2,007 (+11.1%)
Intel Core i7-620M @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,986 (+9.9%)
Intel Celeron N3450 @ 1.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-540M
1,982 (+9.7%)

Is the Intel Core i5-540M @ 2.53GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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586