Average Bench: 17.4% (986th of 1206)

Based on 809 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2955U @ 1.40GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 17.4% Great: 20%
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Celeron 2955U averaged 82.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 35.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 66.8Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Celeron 2955U is just 9.61%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Celeron 2955U performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 70.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 70.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 809 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.1 1-Core 35.2 41
32 2-Core 66.8 81.3
24.2% 51 Pts
Min Avg Max
42.3 4-Core 69.1 81.6
44.7 8-Core 70.7 81.5
9.55% 69.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
43.1 64-Core 70.9 81.4
4.8% 70.9 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 80
28% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 79.5
8-Core 79.8
11% 79.7 Pts
64-Core 77.3
5% 77.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 82.4
29% 61.6 Pts
4-Core 78.3
8-Core 80.1
11% 79.2 Pts
64-Core 81.7
6% 81.7 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 73.5
27% 56.2 Pts
4-Core 70.8
8-Core 73
10% 71.9 Pts
64-Core 71.2
5% 71.2 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 80.8
29% 60.8 Pts
4-Core 59.1
8-Core 66
8% 62.5 Pts
64-Core 73.3
5% 73.3 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.3
2-Core 75.6
24% 53.4 Pts
4-Core 77
8-Core 72.8
10% 74.9 Pts
64-Core 41.6
3% 41.6 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz
1-Core 22.7
2-Core 66.5
20% 44.6 Pts
4-Core 52.4
8-Core 68.2
8% 60.3 Pts
64-Core 80.2
5% 80.2 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 21.9
2-Core 41.9
15% 31.9 Pts
4-Core 41.6
8-Core 43.1
6% 42.3 Pts
64-Core 41.4
3% 41.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,795,819 CPUs tested.

Typical Celeron 2955U Builds (Compare 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Celeron® Processor 2955U (2M Cache, 1.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Number2955U
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$107.00
Clock Speed1.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports2
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports2

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 1x4, 1x2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes10
PCI SupportNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechNo
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Matrix Storage TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageNo
Smart Response TechNo
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardNo
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

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