Benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-540 can be found below. The data on this chart is gathered from user-submitted Geekbench 5 results from the Geekbench Browser.

Geekbench 5 scores are calibrated against a baseline score of 1000 (which is the score of an Intel Core i3-8100). Higher scores are better, with double the score indicating double the performance.


CPU Benchmark Scores

454
Single-Core Score
1009
Multi-Core Score

Processor Information

Processor Intel Core i3-540
Frequency 3070 MHz
Cores 2
Threads 4
TDP 73 W
GPU Intel HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel Processors
Codename Clarkdale
Package FCLGA1156
Processor Score
Intel Core i5-670
3.5 GHz (2 cores)
543
 
Intel Core i5-660
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
519
 
Intel Core i5-650
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
518
 
Intel Core i5-661
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
516
 
Intel Core i3-560
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
511
 
Intel Core i5-680
3.6 GHz (2 cores)
501
 
Intel Core i3-550
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
478
 
Intel Core i5-655K
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
475
 
Intel Core i3-540
3.1 GHz (2 cores)
454
 
Intel Core i3-530
2.9 GHz (2 cores)
426
 
Intel Pentium G6950
2.8 GHz (2 cores)
417
 
Intel Pentium G6960
2.9 GHz (2 cores)
379
 
Processor Score
Intel Core i5-670
3.5 GHz (2 cores)
1231
 
Intel Core i5-661
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
1186
 
Intel Core i5-680
3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1164
 
Intel Core i5-660
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
1152
 
Intel Core i3-560
3.3 GHz (2 cores)
1149
 
Intel Core i5-650
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1147
 
Intel Core i5-655K
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1118
 
Intel Core i3-550
3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1066
 
Intel Core i3-540
3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1009
 
Intel Core i3-530
2.9 GHz (2 cores)
951
 
Intel Pentium G6950
2.8 GHz (2 cores)
764
 
Intel Pentium G6960
2.9 GHz (2 cores)
620