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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium 755

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Intel Pentium 755

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium 755 vs the Core i5 540M.

Front view of Intel Core i5 540M

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Features Key features of the Pentium 755  vs Core i5 540M 

clock speed

Pentium 755
2 GHz
Core i5 540M
2.53 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Pentium 755
2.35 GHz
Core i5 540M
3.03 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Pentium 755
2 GHz
Core i5 540M
2.53 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium 755  vs
Core i5 540M 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.53 GHz
Cores Single core Dual core
Socket type
479
BGA 1288

features

Has a NX bit No Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 7.5W 35W
Annual home energy cost 1.81 $/year 8.43 $/year
Typical power consumption 6.09W 28.44W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Pentium 755  vs
Core i5 540M 
Architecture x86 x86-64
Threads 1 4
L2 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 144,000,000 382,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 20 19

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.35 GHz 3.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.35 GHz 3.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 500 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 766 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No No
Intel Pentium 755
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