Intel Pentium N3540 vs. Intel Core i3-5010U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium N3540 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-5010U
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Core i3-5010U
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i3
Intel Pentium J2000/N3500 CPU group Intel Core i 5000U
6 Generation 5
Bay Trail Architecture Broadwell U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
2.16 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
2.66 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
2.66 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500
0.31 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
0.90 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.90 GHz
7 GPU Generation 8
22 nm Technology 14 nm
2 Max. displays 3
4 Execution units 24
32 Shader 192
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 16 GB
11.2 DirectX Version 11.2

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
2.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
4 PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

7.5 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 10 W
-- Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1170 Socket BGA 1168
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Q3/2014 Release date Q1/2015
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
41 (48%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
86 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
155 (70%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
221 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
223 (46%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
482 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
708 (65%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
1087 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.90 GHz
57 (17%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
346 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
985 (47%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
2093 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
3180 (73%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
4386 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
0.5 (50%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
1 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
1.9 (79%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
2.4 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
30.8 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4x 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz)
1775 (63%)
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Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2x 2.10 GHz HT
2797 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Core i3-5010U
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