Average Bench: 37.6% (1083rd of 1358)

Based on 17,070 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00030678 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 37.6% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium N3540 averaged 62.4% 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 55.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 30.6Pts

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 117Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 116Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.6 Memory 55.8 65.4
20.7 1-Core 30.6 32.8
41 2-Core 61.1 65.5
33% 49.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
70.6 4-Core 114 130
75.5 8-Core 116 131
15.7% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
84 64-Core 117 131
7.9% 117 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 61.6
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 65.4
36% 53.2 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 129
18% 128 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 53.8
1-Core 32.5
2-Core 64.9
33% 50.4 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 120
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.6
1-Core 32.4
2-Core 64.8
34% 51.6 Pts
4-Core 99.5
8-Core 99.4
14% 99.4 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)
Memory 50.5
1-Core 29
2-Core 63.1
31% 47.5 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 131
15% 116 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 36.1
1-Core 26.9
2-Core 48.9
24% 37.3 Pts
4-Core 96
8-Core 110
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 99.1
7% 99.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,507,411 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium N3540 Builds (Compare 9,626 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: 27% - 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

 Comments

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Good

14 months ago.

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


Terrible

2 months ago.

its one of the worst cpus out there if you want to use it for either gaming or just using it in general


Average

2 years ago.

It runs my grandma's laptop so...


Terrible

2 years 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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