ProductCore i7-3540MAtom x7-Z8750
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $295
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# CPU Cores 24
Frequency (GHz) 3 GHz1.6 GHz
Cache (MB) 42
TDP (Watts) 35 W
Product Segment MobileMobile
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2013-01-012016-01-01
TechnicalsCore i7-3540MAtom x7-Z8750
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm17x17 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 24
Threads/Core 44
Frequency (GHz) 3 GHz1.6 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.7 GHz
Cache (MB) 42
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions AVX
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 35 W
Max RAM 32 GB8 GB
RAM Types DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600LPDDR3 1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s25.6GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 10590
Max CPU / Package 1
PCI-E Version 32
PCI-E Configurations 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x42x1, 1x2
PCI-E Max Lanes # 162
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1023, FCPGA988UTFCBGA1380
Intel Turbo Boost Version 2
Intel V-Pro Yes
Intel Hyper-Thread Yes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) Yes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi Yes
Idle States Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. Yes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key Yes
Trusted Execution Yes
Execution Disable Yes


Intel Core i7-3540M vs. Intel Atom x7-Z8750 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better