Average Bench: 17.6% (830th of 1184)

Based on 9,446 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00030678 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 17.6% Great: 20%
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Pentium N3540 averaged 82.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 29.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 59.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium N3540 is just 10.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium N3540 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 114Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 113Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,446 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.2 1-Core 29.7 32.2
34.2 2-Core 59.1 64.3
20.9% 44.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.4 4-Core 109 128
69.2 8-Core 113 129
15.1% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
73.4 64-Core 114 129
7.7% 114 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 32.1
2-Core 64.2
23% 48.1 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 128
18% 127 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 63.9
22% 47.9 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 128
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 64
22% 48 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 126
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 59.1
22% 45.5 Pts
4-Core 99.2
8-Core 115
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.1
2-Core 61.4
22% 46.2 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 104
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.6
2-Core 57.9
21% 44.8 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 101
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 29
2-Core 52.2
20% 40.6 Pts
4-Core 90.5
8-Core 91.2
12% 90.8 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 25.6
2-Core 51.5
18% 38.5 Pts
4-Core 80.8
8-Core 95.3
12% 88.1 Pts
64-Core 92.5
6% 92.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,036,326 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium N3540 Builds (Compare 10,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor N3540 (2M Cache, up to 2.66 GHz)
Code NameBay Trail
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberN3540
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Burst Frequency2.66 GHz
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$161.00
Clock Speed2.16 GHz
Max TDP7.5 W
Scenario Design Power4.5 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency313 MHz
Graphics Burst Frequency896 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency896 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.32 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0 and 2.0
# of USB Ports5
Total # of SATA Ports2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
vPro TechNo
Smart Connect TechYes

Package

Package Size25mm x 27mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1170

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Anti-Theft TechNo

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Not worth the money for so little processing power in today's task-heavy software platforms


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