Intel Celeron G530 vs G540T

Intel Celeron G530
Intel Celeron G540T

General info

Comparing Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
15.88
 
n/d
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Sandy Bridge
Release date
on September 2011
 
on September 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$50
 
n/d
Price now
$40
 
n/d

Technical specs

Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
 
2.1 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
131 mm2
 
131 mm2
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
65 °C
Transistor count
504 million
 
504 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1155
 
FCLGA1155
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
FDI
+
 
+
Fast Memory Access
+
 
+

Security technologies

Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
-
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066
 
DDR3-1066
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
17 GB / s
 
17 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)
 
Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)
Clear Video HD
-
 
-
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
1 GHz
InTru 3D
-
 
-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
2

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
2.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron G530 4.49 +0.7%
Celeron G540T 4.46

Passmark

Celeron G530 2128 +0.7%
Celeron G540T 2114

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron G530 and Celeron G540T are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron G530

0.7% faster in synthetic tests

Advantages of Intel Celeron G540T

Less power hungry (35 vs 65 watts)

So, Celeron G530 or G540T?

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