Does intel core i3 540 power gate the disabled internal graphics? Tags: CPUs Core Intel Power Graphics Last response: April 11, 2011 11:21 PM in CPUs Share dhewgill April 11, 2011 5:46:27 PM Hello, Does anyone know if the internal graphics for the i3 540 are held in low power state when they are disabled [i.e. via bios or by adding a dGPU]? More about : intel core 540 power gate disabled internal graphics o1die a c 159 à CPUs a b å Intel April 11, 2011 11:21:48 PM The graphics are on the cpu die; the i3 idles at about 15 watts, the lowest you can get, which is good. You don't need to do anything when adding a separate video card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Please Help, Intel core i3 540 processors graphics ?? Forum Core i3 540 + gtx 460 = bottleneck without OC? Forum Core i3 3.06 GHz vs Core 2 E8400: Clarkdale Benchmarked Forum Building: mid-range gaming, quiet/low TDP, Intel Forum Problem upgrading LGA1156 i3 540 -> i5 760 Forum Intel HD Graphics in i3 and i5 = which graphics card? Forum How does iNTEL core Quad 8200s compare to intel i3 540 process Forum Dh55hc i3- 540 board gets power but doesnt come to intel screen Forum Acer Aspire Intel Core i3- 540 M3910-E2552 processor upgradeable? Forum Is GTX560 Ti a perfect match for i3 540 Forum I3 540 Forum A8 3500m + 6750m vs i7 + 540 m Forum Intel H55TC Motherboard & i3 540 Forum £350 i3 Build for Battlefield 3 - Advice?? Forum Intel i3 540 or AMD Phenom II x4 955 Forum Low budget system : I3 540 clarkdale OC versus A8-3850 Forum New build with asus mobo, intel core i3 , windows 7, EXTREMELY SLOW! Forum FX-6200 vs FX-6300? Forum Intel Smart Caching on Z68 chipset - Question Forum [Solved] 1st Gen Core i5 vs 2nd Gen Core i3? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !