Intel Core i3-540 Review & Specs

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Intel Core i3-540 3.06GHz 4MB LGA1156 BX80616I3540

Intel Core i3-540 3.06GHz 4MB LGA1156 BX80616I3540

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  • 3.06GHz Clock Speed
  • Intel HD graphics included
  • 2 cores 4 threads with Intel Hyper-Threading
  • Socket LGA1156
  • 73watt TDP

Specs Overview

Model BX80616I3540
Release Date October 2010

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Core i3
Core Name Clarkdale
Socket LGA1156
Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics
CPU Cores 2
CPU Threads 4
CPU Clock Rate 3060MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 32 nm
Cache L3 4MB

Critic Reviews


The Intel range The Core i3 500 range arrived in January 2010, and is made up of dual-core processors with Hyper-threading.Based on the Clarkdale architecture, they have 4 MB of L3 cache and use an 1156 socket. Engineered at 32 nm, their Thermal...


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