LGA 1156/Socket H
Rating & Price
Core i3-540 3.06GHz Game Requirement AnalysisCore i3-540 3.06GHz is a middle-class CPU based on the 32nm, Nehalem architecture.
It offers 2 Physical Cores (4 Logical), clocked at 3.06GHz and 4MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and HyperThreading are activated.
The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel HD i3 540, with 12 Execution Units, clocked at 733MHz, which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 73W.
It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.
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