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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium N3540

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Intel Pentium N3540

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium N3540 vs the Celeron N2840.

Front view of Intel Celeron N2840

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Intel Celeron N2840

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Celeron N2840 vs the Pentium N3540.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium N3540 vs Celeron N2840

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3540
1.84 mHash/s
Celeron N2840
1.72 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium N3540
1.09 mPixels/s
Celeron N2840
1.11 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3540
0.13 fps
Celeron N2840
0.13 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium N3540
62,600 MB/s
Celeron N2840
60,300 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium N3540  vs
Celeron N2840 
Clock speed 2.16 GHz 2.16 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.58 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2 2
GPU clock speed 313 MHz 311 MHz
Turbo clock speed 896 MHz 792 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 8,192 MB

details

Pentium N3540  vs
Celeron N2840 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.65 GHz 2.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.17 GHz 2.17 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.65 GHz 2.58 GHz

power consumption

TDP 7.5W 7.5W
Annual home energy cost 1.81 $/year 1.81 $/year
Performance per watt 8.3 pt/W 7.05 pt/W
Typical power consumption 6.09W 6.09W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
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Comments

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I agree. Scores a virtually identical but price isn't
CPU Boss is not aware of any important advantages of the Celeron N2840 vs the Pentium N3540 Hahaha I like that ... But what about 30% CHEAPER ?
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