Average Bench: 37.8% (1006th of 1272)

Based on 12,923 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00030678 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 37.8% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium N3540 averaged 62.2% 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. Memory Latency 57.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 29.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium N3540 is just 17.4%. 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 113Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,923 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.6 Memory 57.1 65.8
16.2 1-Core 29.4 32.1
32.7 2-Core 58.9 64.3
32.9% 48.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
52.5 4-Core 108 128
67.1 8-Core 112 128
15% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.8 64-Core 113 129
7.6% 113 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.4
1-Core 31.1
2-Core 60.5
38% 54 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 115
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.3
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 63.7
36% 52.9 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 125
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.5
1-Core 27.6
2-Core 61.1
35% 51.1 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 109
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.8
1-Core 31.6
2-Core 63.5
36% 52.3 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 119
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.8
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 63.8
36% 53.2 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 118
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.5
1-Core 28.5
2-Core 63.4
32% 48.8 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 123
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.6
1-Core 31.8
2-Core 64.4
32% 48.9 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 95.7
16% 112 Pts
64-Core 30.8
2% 30.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 39.9
1-Core 24.9
2-Core 45.7
24% 36.8 Pts
4-Core 42.4
8-Core 83.1
8% 62.8 Pts
64-Core 91.9
6% 91.9 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,721,822 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium N3540 Builds (Compare 4,239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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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

 Comments

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18 days ago.

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


Average

10 months ago.

It runs my grandma's laptop so...


Terrible

8 months ago.

Very very poor quality. Got this in a laptop bundle for free, this was the most powerful of the three. 0/5 would not recommend unless the only thing you want to do is browse the internet.


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