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Front view of Intel Pentium N3540

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Intel Pentium N3540

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Front view of Intel Pentium 3558U

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium N3540 vs 3558U

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Pentium N3540
1.09 mPixels/s
Pentium 3558U
7 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3540
34.92 fps
Pentium 3558U
137.55 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium N3540
0.13 fps
Pentium 3558U
-1 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
Pentium 3558U
97,400 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium N3540  vs
3558U 
Clock speed 2.16 GHz 1.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes 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 15W
Annual home energy cost 1.81 $/year 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 8.3 pt/W 5.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 6.09W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1

details

Pentium N3540  vs
3558U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.65 GHz 1.86 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.17 GHz 1.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.65 GHz 1.86 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 313 MHz 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed 896 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 16,384 MB
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