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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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Legacy Intel® Pentium® Processor
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Mobile Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Mobile Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Mobile
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) i5-540M Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) i5-520M Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) P6000
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Q1'10 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Q1'10 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Q2'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 32 nm
Use Conditions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) PC/Client/Tablet

CPU Specifications

Total Cores
Total Threads
Max Turbo Frequency
Processor Base Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
Total Cores
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 2
Total Threads
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 4 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 2
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 3.07 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.93 GHz
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2.53 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.40 GHz Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 1.86 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 3 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 3 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 3 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2.5 GT/s Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.5 GT/s Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 2.5 GT/s
TDP
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 35 W Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 35 W Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) View now Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 8.3 GB Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 8 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) DDR3 800/1066 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) DDR3 800/1066 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) DDR3 800/1066
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 17.1 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 17.1 GB/s Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 36-bit Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 36-bit Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 36-bit
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) No Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics for Previous Generation Intel® Processors Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 500 MHz Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 500 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 766 MHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 766 MHz Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 667 MHz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Macrovision* License Required
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) No Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1x16 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1x16 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 16 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 1

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™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) PGA988, BGA1288 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) PGA988
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 1
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 105°C Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 105°C Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 90°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) rPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 37.5mmx37.5mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 81 mm2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 81 mm2 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 382 million Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 382 million Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 382 million

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
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® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 1.0 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 1.0 Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No

Security & Reliability

Intel vPro® Eligibility
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel vPro® Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Intel vPro® Platform Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Intel vPro® Platform
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Pentium® Processor P6000 (3M Cache, 1.86 GHz) No
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 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.