Intel Core i5 540M 2.53GHz




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By Good Gear Guide on 90

Intel’s Core i5-540M CPU, with its integrated memory and graphics controllers, should lead to laptops that are smaller and have better battery life, without sacrificing performance....

By TechRadar on 100

With every new generation of PC processor comes high expectations.Being faster, more efficient and cheaper than the CPU before is pretty much par for the course. And yet with its latest dual-core mobile chip, the Core i5-540M, Intel has still managed...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

The good news is that all of this integration adds up to not only a more efficient architecture from a cost and power standpoint, but also some really nice performance gains. We saw the new Core i5-540M surge past a 2.8GHz Core 2 Duo, though its clock...

By AnandTech on

Clarkdale is the desktop processor, but Arrandale is strictly for my notebooks. The architecture is the same as Clarkdale. You've got a 32nm Westmere core and a 45nm chipset on the same package:The two-chip solution does matter more for notebooks as...