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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Use Conditions
Product Collection
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorLegacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Desktop Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400E8400 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processori3-540
Status
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Discontinued Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorDiscontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Q1'08 Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorQ1'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E840045 nm Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400$179.00 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor$117.00
Use Conditions
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400PC/Client/Tablet Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorPC/Client/Tablet

Performance

# of Cores
Processor Base Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
FSB Parity
TDP
VID Voltage Range
# of Threads
# of Cores
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E84002 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor2
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E84003.00 GHz Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor3.06 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E84006 MB L2 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor4 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E84001333 MHz FSB Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor2.5 GT/s DMI
FSB Parity
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400No
TDP
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E840065 W Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor73 W
VID Voltage Range
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E84000.8500V-1.3625V Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor0.6500V-1.4000V
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor4

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400View now Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorView now

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
TCASE
Package Size
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
Max CPU Configuration
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400LGA775 Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorFCLGA1156
TCASE
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E840072.4°C Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E840037.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400107 mm2 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400410 million Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor382 million
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor1

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400No Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400No Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E840064-bit Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor64-bit
Idle States
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400No Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorIntel® SSE4.2

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400No Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorNo
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
Physical Address Extensions
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor16.38 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor36-bit

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor733 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-540 ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor16

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