Intel Pentium N3540 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Pentium N3540 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the Intel Pentium series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1170 socket and was released in Q3/2014. The Intel Pentium N3540 scores 261 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 854 points.
Intel Pentium N3540

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Pentium N3540. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Pentium N3540.

Name: Intel Pentium N3540
Family: Intel Pentium (150)
CPU group: Intel Pentium J2000/N3500 (6)
Architecture: Bay Trail
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium N3540 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium N3540 is 2.16 GHz (2.66 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.16 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.66 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.66 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium N3540 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Pentium N3540 uses the Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1), which has 32 texture shaders and 4 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1)
GPU frequency: 0.31 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.90 GHz
Compute units: 4
Shader: 32
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q3/2013
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 7
Direct X: 11.2
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1333
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 4
PCIe Bandwidth: 2.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 7.5 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 7.5 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: 4.5 W
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium N3540 is made in 22 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1170
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q3/2014
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Pentium N3540 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
265
AMD A4-3330MX AMD A4-3330MX
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
263
Intel Atom C2750 Intel Atom C2750
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
262
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
261
Intel Pentium T2410 Intel Pentium T2410
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
261
Intel Celeron E1500 Intel Celeron E1500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
261
AMD A6-3420M AMD A6-3420M
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
259

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 Core i3-3217U Intel Core i3-3217U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
860
MediaTek Helio P23 MediaTek Helio P23
8C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
859
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 Intel Atom x7-Z8750
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
855
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
854
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
854
Intel Celeron G530 Intel Celeron G530
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
853
Intel Celeron 2950M Intel Celeron 2950M
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
851

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Pentium J3710 Intel Pentium J3710
4C 4T @ 2.64 GHz
211
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
208
Intel Core i3-2357M Intel Core i3-2357M
2C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
206
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
203
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
202
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
8C 8T @ 1.95 GHz
199
Intel Celeron J3060 Intel Celeron J3060
2C 2T @ 2.48 GHz
199

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Pentium J3710 Intel Pentium J3710
4C 4T @ 2.64 GHz
669
Intel Core i3-3217U Intel Core i3-3217U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
664
Intel Pentium 3805U Intel Pentium 3805U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
655
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
647
Intel Celeron 3765U Intel Celeron 3765U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
642
Intel Celeron 5205U Intel Celeron 5205U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
636
Intel Celeron 2950M Intel Celeron 2950M
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
636

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.
MediaTek MT6595M MediaTek MT6595M
PowerVR G6200 @ 0.45 GHz
58
MediaTek MT8135 MediaTek MT8135
PowerVR G6200 @ 0.45 GHz
58
MediaTek MT8135V MediaTek MT8135V
PowerVR G6200 @ 0.45 GHz
58
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.90 GHz
57
Intel Pentium N3530 Intel Pentium N3530
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.90 GHz
57
Intel Pentium J2900 Intel Pentium J2900
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.90 GHz
57
Intel Pentium J2850 Intel Pentium J2850
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
55

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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
6C 6T @ 1.82 GHz
1234
Intel Core i5-2537M Intel Core i5-2537M
2C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
1225
AMD A4-3305M AMD A4-3305M
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
1221
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
1215
Intel Core i3-2312M Intel Core i3-2312M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1215
Intel Core i3-2310M Intel Core i3-2310M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1215
Intel Core i3-3217U Intel Core i3-3217U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1207

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 1.00 GHz
390
AMD A8-4500M AMD A8-4500M
4C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
389
Intel Celeron 4205U Intel Celeron 4205U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
389
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.16 GHz
388
Intel Core2 Duo E4600 Intel Core2 Duo E4600
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
385
Intel Celeron 3865U Intel Celeron 3865U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
385
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
381

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 Celeron J1800 Intel Celeron J1800
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
42
Intel Celeron N2840 Intel Celeron N2840
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
42
Intel Celeron N3060 Intel Celeron N3060
2C 2T @ 2.48 GHz
42
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
41
Intel Atom x7-E3950 Intel Atom x7-E3950
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
40
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40

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.
AMD A8-4500M AMD A8-4500M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
158
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
157
AMD A10-4655M AMD A10-4655M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
156
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
155
Intel Pentium N3710 Intel Pentium N3710
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
155
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 Intel Atom x7-Z8750
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
155
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
154

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