Pentium n3450: Intel Pentium N3540 Notebook Processor

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Real World Speed

Performance profile from 23,429 user samples

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17,042 User Benchmarks

Best Bench: 40% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 24% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)

Poor: 24%

Great: 40%

SPEED RANK: 1125th / 1368

Gaming 35%

Jet ski

Desktop 36%

Jet ski

Workstation 24%


6,387 User Benchmarks

Best Bench: 36% Base clock 1. 1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 16% Base clock 1.1 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)

Poor: 16%

Great: 36%

SPEED RANK: 1292nd / 1368

Gaming 28%


Desktop 29%


Workstation 21%


Effective Speed

Effective CPU Speed
35.1 % Faster effective speed.
27.7 %

Avg. Memory Latency
56.1 Pts Much lower memory latency.
32. 7 Pts

Avg. Single Core Speed
22.5 Pts 36.4 Pts Much faster single-core speed.

Avg. Dual Core Speed
45.2 Pts 71.5 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.

Avg. Quad Core Speed
83.6 Pts 132 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.

Avg. Octa Core Speed
85.6 Pts 133 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.

OC Memory Latency
65. 8 Pts Much lower OC memory latency.
46.7 Pts

OC Single Core Speed
24.3 Pts 41.1 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.

OC Dual Core Speed
48.6 Pts 80.2 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.

OC Quad Core Speed
96.7 Pts 157 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.

OC Octa Core Speed
96.9 Pts 157 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.

Market Share

Based on 56,114,421 CPUs tested.

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Market Share

Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % Hugely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating

UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %

96+ Months 70+ Months More recent.

OC Multi Core Speed
96.8 Pts 158 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.

Avg. Multi Core Speed
86.3 Pts 131 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date

Launch Date
Q3’14 Q3’16
Burst Frequency

Burst Frequency
2.66 GHz 2.20 GHz

22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price

Recommended Customer Price
$161.00 $107.00
Scenario Design Power

Scenario Design Power (SDP)
4. 5 W 4 W
Memory Types

Memory Types
DDR3L 1333 DDR3L/LPDDR3 up to 1866 MT/s; LPDDR4 up to 2400 MT/s
Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 500
Graphics Base Frequency

Graphics Base Frequency
313 MHz 200.00 MHz
Graphics Burst Frequency

Graphics Burst Frequency
896 MHz 700.00 MHz
Wireless Display

Intel® Wireless Display
Yes No
# of Displays Supported

# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Clear Video HD Tech

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
No Yes
USB Revision

USB Revision
3. 0 and 2.0 2.0/3.0
# of USB Ports

# of USB Ports
5 8
Package Size

Package Size
25mm x 27mm 24mm x 31mm
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
Smart Connect Tech

Intel® Smart Connect Technology
Yes No
AES New Instructions

Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
PCI Express Configurations

PCI Express Configurations ‡
1×4 1×4 + 1×2 or 4×1 or 2×1+1×2 + 1×2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes

Max # of PCI Express Lanes
4 6
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CPU-Z Benchmark for Intel Pentium N3540 (4T)

Intel Core i5-7600K

Intel Core i3-8350K

Intel Core i3-9100F

Intel Core i3-9100

Intel Core i5-7600

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G

Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-4690K

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G

Intel Core i5-6600

Intel Core i5-4690

Intel Core i5-7500

Intel Core i3-8100

Intel Core i5-4670K

Intel Core i5-4670

Intel Core i5-4590

Intel Core i5-4570

Intel Core i5-6500

Intel Core i5-3570K

Intel Core i5-7400

Intel Core i5-3570

Intel Core i5-4590S

Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3

Intel Core i5-3550

AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Intel Core i5-4460

Intel Core i5-6400

Intel Core i5-3470

Intel Core i5-7300HQ

Intel Core i5-2500K

Intel Core i5-4440

Intel Core i3-1115G4

Intel Core i5-2500

Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2

Intel Core i5-3450

Intel Core i5-4430

Intel Core i5-3470S

Intel Core i5-3350P

Intel Core i5-2400

Intel Core i5-6300HQ

Intel Core i5-3330

Intel Core i5-2320

Intel Pentium Gold G6400

Intel Core i5-2310

Intel Core 2 Extreme X9650

Intel Core i5-2300

Intel Core i3-1005G1

Intel Core i3-7100

Intel Xeon X5460

Intel Pentium Gold G5420

Intel Core i3-10110U

Intel Core i3-6100

Intel Pentium Gold G5400

AMD Athlon 3000G

Intel Core i3-8145U

Intel Pentium G4600

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650

Intel Xeon E5450

Intel Xeon X5450

Intel Core i3-4170

Intel Core i5-2400S

Intel Pentium G4560

Intel Core i5-7300U

Intel Core i5 760

Intel Core i3-4160

Intel Core i7-7500U

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550

Intel Xeon E5440

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500

AMD Athlon 200GE

Intel Core i3-4150

Intel Core i3-8130U

Intel Core i5 750

Intel Core i3-4130

Intel Core i7-5600U

Intel Xeon E5430

Intel Core i7-6600U

Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400

Intel Core i5-4200H

Intel Core i5-7200U

Intel Core i7-5500U

Intel Core i5-4300M

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300

Intel Core i3-3240

Intel Core i7-3520M

Intel Core i7-6500U

Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300

Intel Core i5-4210M

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

Intel Xeon X3430

AMD A10-6800K

Intel Core i3-3220

Intel Core i3-2130

Intel Core i5-6300U

Intel Core i5-4200M

Intel Celeron J4125

Intel Core i5-5300U

Intel Core i7-4600U

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200

Intel Core i5-3340M

Intel Core i3-3210

Intel Core i3-2120

Intel Core i7-2640M

AMD A8-6600K

AMD Ryzen 3 2200U with

AMD A10-9700

Intel Core i5-3320M

Intel Core i7-2620M

AMD Ryzen 3 3200U with

Intel Core i5-6200U

Intel Core i7-4510U

AMD Athlon X4 760K

AMD Athlon X4 860K

AMD A10-5800K

Intel Core i5-5200U

Intel Pentium Silver N5000

AMD FX -4300

Intel Core i3-2100

Intel Core i5-3230M

Intel Core i5 650

AMD A10-7850K

Intel Core i5-2540M

Intel Core i5-4310U

Intel Core i7-4500U

Intel Core i3 550

Intel Core i7-3537U

AMD A8-5600K

Intel Core i5-3210M

Intel Core i5-2520M

AMD A8-9600

Intel Core i5-4300U

AMD A8-7600

Intel Core i3 540

Intel Core i5-2450M

AMD Athlon X4 840

Intel Core i3-7100U

Intel Pentium 5405U

AMD A8-7650K

Intel Celeron N4100

Intel Core i3 530

Intel Core i5-2430M

AMD Athlon X4 740

Intel Core i3-4000M

Intel Core i5-4210U

Intel Core i3-6100U

Intel Pentium 4415U

Intel Core i3-7020U

AMD FX -4100

AMD Phenom II X4 965

Intel Core i5-2410M

Intel Core i3-5010U

Intel Pentium N4200

Intel Core i5-4200U

Intel Core i3-3120M

Intel Core i5-3337U

Intel Celeron N3450

Intel Core i5 M 560

Intel Core i5 M 480

AMD Phenom II X4 955

Intel Core i3-5005U

Intel Core i3-3110M

Intel Core i5-3317U

AMD Athlon II X4 645

Intel Core i3-2370M

AMD Phenom II X4 945

Intel Core i5 M 460

Intel Core i3-6006U

AMD Athlon II X4 640

Intel Core i5 M 450


Intel Core i5 M 520

Intel Core i3-2350M

Intel Core i3-2328M

Intel Core i3-2330M

Intel Core i5 M 430

Intel Core i3-4030U

AMD A8-7410

AMD A10-9600P

Intel Core i3-2310M

Intel Core i3 M 370

AMD A8-6410

AMD A6-7310

Intel Core i3 M 380

Intel Core i3 M 330

Intel Core i3-4005U

Intel Core i3-4010U

Intel Core i3 M 350

AMD A6-6310

Intel Core i3-3217U

(YOU) Intel Pentium N3540

AMD A8-4500M

Intel Pentium N3540

Intel Pentium N3710

AMD A4-5000

Intel Pentium N3700

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

Pentium N3540 [in 17 benchmarks]

Pentium N3540

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  • Core frequency
  • Video memory size
  • Memory type
  • Memory frequency
  • Maximum resolution


Intel started Intel Pentium N3540 sales on May 22, 2014 at a suggested price of $251. This is a notebook processor based on the Bay Trail-M architecture, primarily designed for office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads and is manufactured using 22nm process technology, the maximum frequency is 2660MHz, the multiplier is locked.

In terms of compatibility, this is an FCBGA1170 socket processor with a TDP of 7.5W. It supports DDR3L-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


from the leader, which is AMD EPYC 7h22.




General information

Information about the type (for desktops or laptops) and architecture of the Pentium N3540, as well as when sales started and cost at that time.

from 16317 (EPYC 7351)0041

place in performance rating 2276
The code name of architecture Bay Trail-M (2013–2014)

22 22 2 years 2014 May 2014 (8 years ago May May May 2, 2014 (8 years ago May May 2 years ago May.

Price at the time of release $ 251 out of 305 (Core i7-870)
price now 404 $


Pentium N3540 quantitative parameters such as number of cores and threads, clock speeds, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. They indirectly speak about the performance of the processor, but for an accurate assessment, you need to consider the results of the tests.


  • 888
    Information on Pentium N3540 compatibility with other computer components. Useful, for example, when choosing the configuration of a future computer or to upgrade an existing one.

    Please note that the power consumption of some processors can significantly exceed their nominal TDP even without overclocking. Some may even double their claims if the motherboard allows you to adjust the power settings of the processor.

  • Core 4
    Thread 4
    Cache level 3, 2 MB L2 Cache of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
    Technological process 22 NM M1)
    The maximum nucleus temperature 100 ° C of 110 (ATOM X7-E3950)
    BIT +
    Compatibility with Windows 11
    Free multiplier
    Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST) +
    Turbo Boost Technology
    Hyper-Threading Technology
    Idle States0058

    Smart Connect +

    Safety Technologies

    Technologies embedded in the Pentium N3540 that improve system security, such as those designed to protect against hacking.

    EDB +

    ANTI-TEFT 9006

    Virtualization Technologies

    Technologies supported by Pentium N3540 that accelerate the operation of virtual machines are listed.




    Types, maximum size and number of channels of RAM supported by Pentium N3540. Higher memory frequency may be supported depending on the motherboard.

    RAM DDR3L-1333 out of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600x)
    Permissible memory volume 9009 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900 900LA )
    The number of memory channels 2 out of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
    memory capacity 21. 32 GB/s of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
    ECC -memory support

    built -in video

    — characteristics
    General parameters of the integrated video card in Pentium N3540.

    Video Core Intel® HD Graphics for Intel Atom® Processor Z3700 Series
    Quick Sync Video

    Maximum number of monitors 2

    Built-in video — API support

    APIs supported by the integrated Pentium N3540 graphics card, including their versions.

    DirectX 11.2


    Peripherals supported by Pentium N3540 and how to connect them.


    Benchmark tests

    These are the results of Pentium N3540 performance tests in non-gaming benchmarks. The overall score is set from 0 to 100, where 100 corresponds to the fastest processor at the moment.

    Overall performance in tests

    This is our overall performance rating. We regularly improve our algorithms, but if you find any inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in the comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

    Pentium N3540

    • Passmark
    • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
    • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
    • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
    • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
    • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
    • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
    • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
    • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
    • TrueCrypt AES
    • x264 encoding pass 2
    • x264 encoding pass 1
    • WinRAR 4.0
    • Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core
    • Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core
    • Geekbench 2

    Passmark CPU Mark is a widely used benchmark consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point calculations, extended instruction tests, compression, encryption and game physics calculations. Also includes a separate single-threaded test.

    Benchmark coverage: 69%

    Pentium N3540

    GeekBench 5 Single-Core

    GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application designed as CPU benchmarks that independently recreate certain real world tasks that can accurately measure performance. This version uses only one processor core.

    Benchmark coverage: 37%

    Pentium N3540

    GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

    GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application designed as CPU benchmarks that independently recreate certain real world tasks that can accurately measure performance. This version uses all available processor cores.

    Benchmark coverage: 37%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

    Cinebench R10 is a very outdated ray tracing benchmark for processors developed by the authors of Cinema 4D, Maxon. The Single-Core version uses a single CPU thread to render a futuristic motorcycle model.

    Benchmark coverage: 20%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

    Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core — A variant of Cinebench R10 that uses all processor threads. The possible number of threads in this version is limited to 16.

    Benchmark coverage: 19%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

    Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 that uses all processor threads. This version supports a maximum of 64 threads.

    Benchmark coverage: 17%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

    Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes referred to as Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 that uses all of the processor threads.

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

    Cinebench R15 (Release 15) is a benchmark created by Maxon, the creator of the popular Cinema 4D 3D modeling package. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench using more modern variants of the Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes referred to as Single-Thread) uses only one CPU thread to render a room full of mirror balls and complexly shaped lights.

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    Pentium N3540

    Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

    Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark developed by Maxon. authors of Cinema 4D. It has been superseded by later versions of Cinebench which use more modern variants of the Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads one CPU thread with ray tracing, rendering a glossy room full of crystal spheres and lights.

    Benchmark coverage: 14%

    Pentium N3540

    TrueCrypt AES

    TrueCrypt is a deprecated program that was widely used to encrypt disk partitions on the fly. It contains several built-in benchmarks, one of which is TrueCrypt AES. It measures the speed of data encryption using the AES algorithm. The result of the test is the encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

    Benchmark coverage: 13%

    Pentium N3540

    x264 encoding pass 2

    x264 Pass 2 is a slower MPEG4 x264 video compression benchmark that results in a variable bit rate output file. This results in a better quality of the resulting video file, as a higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. The benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.

    Benchmark coverage: 12%

    Pentium N3540

    x264 encoding pass 1

    The x264 benchmark uses the MPEG 4 x264 compression method to encode the sample video in HD (720p). Pass 1 is a faster option that produces an output file at a constant bit rate. Its result is measured in frames per second, that is, how many frames of the source video file were encoded in one second on average.

    Benchmark coverage: 12%

    Pentium N3540

    WinRAR 4.0

    WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of the popular archiver. It contains an internal speed test using maximum compression by the RAR algorithm on large amounts of randomly generated data. Results are measured in kilobytes per second.

    Benchmark coverage: 12%

    Pentium N3540

    Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

    Benchmark coverage: 6%

    Pentium N3540

    Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

    Benchmark coverage: 6%

    Pentium N3540

    Geekbench 2

    Benchmark coverage: 5%

    Pentium N3540

    Relative capacity

    Overall Pentium N3540 performance compared to its nearest competitor in notebook processors.

    Intel Celeron N3150

    Intel Core i3-4012Y

    AMD A4-9120

    Intel Pentium N3540

    Intel Core i7-680UM
    99. 17

    Intel Core i3-2310M

    Intel Core 2 Duo T9900

    AMD competitor

    We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium N3540 from AMD is A4-9120, which is approximately equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.



    Here are some of AMD’s closest Pentium N3540 competitors:

    AMD Phenom II X3 N850

    AMD A6-3410MX

    AMD A4-9120

    Intel Pentium N3540

    AMD A6-3400M

    AMD A4-3300M

    AMD E2-3800

    Other processors

    Here we recommend several processors that are more or less similar in performance to the reviewed one.





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    Recommended video cards

    According to our statistics, these video cards are most often used with Pentium N3540:


    18. 1%







    Graphics 4000




    Graphics 630




    Graphics 620


    GeForce GT


    User rating

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