Average Bench: 37.5% (1050th of 1323)

Based on 16,362 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00030678 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 37.5% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium N3540 averaged 62.5% 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 55.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 59.9Pts

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 115Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 114Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,362 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.1 Memory 55.9 65.7
16.7 1-Core 29.6 32.1
40.3 2-Core 59.9 64.3
32.6% 48.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.2 4-Core 112 128
69.6 8-Core 114 129
15.4% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
77.2 64-Core 115 129
7.7% 115 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 63.8
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 65
37% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 128
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.3
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 65.4
36% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 130
18% 130 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)
Memory 63
1-Core 32.2
2-Core 65.4
36% 53.5 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 128
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 62
1-Core 32.7
2-Core 65.1
36% 53.3 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 128
18% 127 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.6
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 65
36% 53.1 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 130
17% 128 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 30.1
2-Core 54.8
37% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 62.5
8-Core 81.8
10% 72.2 Pts
64-Core 74.6
5% 74.6 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.1
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 58.8
32% 48.2 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 114
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.7
1-Core 32.4
2-Core 64.3
31% 48.1 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 112
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,527,294 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium N3540 Builds (Compare 8,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP 15 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $30

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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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Good

6 months ago.

Works quite well with Ubuntu. As a very low budget IT student I can work with it.


Average

24 months ago.

It runs my grandma's laptop so...


Terrible

22 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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