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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Use Conditions
Product Collection
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Desktop Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Desktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) E8400 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) i3-540
Status
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Q1'08 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Q1'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 45 nm Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 32 nm
Use Conditions
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) PC/Client/Tablet Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) PC/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 E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 2 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 2
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 3.00 GHz Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 3.06 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 6 MB L2 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 4 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 1333 MHz FSB Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 2.5 GT/s DMI
FSB Parity
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) No
TDP
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 65 W Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 73 W
VID Voltage Range
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 0.8500V-1.3625V Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 0.6500V-1.4000V
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 4

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) View now

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
TCASE
Package Size
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
Low Halogen Options Available
Max CPU Configuration
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) LGA775 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) FCLGA1156
TCASE
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 72.4°C Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 107 mm2 Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 410 million Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 382 million
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 1

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 E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) No Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) No Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 64-bit
Idle States
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) No Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Intel® SSE4.2

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) No Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 (6M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB) Yes Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes

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 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 16.38 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 36-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 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 733 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) Yes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i3-540 Processor (4M Cache, 3.06 GHz) 16

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.