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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Use Conditions
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Mobile Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Mobile
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) i5-540M Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) i7-620M
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Q1'10 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Q1'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 32 nm
Use Conditions
Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) PC/Client/Tablet

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 4
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2.53 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 3.07 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 3.33 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 3 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 4 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2.5 GT/s Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2.5 GT/s
TDP
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 35 W Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 35 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) View now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
Physical Address Extensions
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 8 GB Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 8 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) DDR3 800/1066 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) DDR3 800/1066
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 17.1 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 36-bit Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 36-bit
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Macrovision* License Required
# of Displays Supported
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 500 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 500 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 766 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 766 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Macrovision* License Required
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) No
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1x16 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TJUNCTION
Package Size
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) BGA1288, PGA988 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) BGA1288, PGA988
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 1
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 105°C Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 105°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 81 mm2 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 382 million Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 382 million

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1.0 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 1.0
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2 Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-620M Processor (4M Cache, 2.66 GHz) Yes

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:  All functions are blocked similar to RT status (orders, returns, shipments, etc).  However, RP status allows price reference structure maintenance and price record maintenance which will be reflected in Data Warehouse and Legacy systems.

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.