Average Bench: 40.2% (943rd of 1276)

Based on 1,157 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2955U @ 1.40GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 40.2% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Celeron 2955U averaged 59.7% 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. Memory Latency 69.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 35.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Celeron 2955U is 22.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Celeron 2955U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 69.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 69.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,157 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.7 Memory 69.2 80.9
20.3 1-Core 35.1 41
33.3 2-Core 66.3 81.1
39.1% 56.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.2 4-Core 68.1 81.3
41.7 8-Core 69.7 81.4
9.4% 68.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
41.3 64-Core 69.7 81.2
4.7% 69.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 40.7
2-Core 80.8
45% 66.7 Pts
4-Core 79.6
8-Core 78.8
11% 79.2 Pts
64-Core 81
5% 81 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 39.3
2-Core 75
43% 63.4 Pts
4-Core 76.5
8-Core 75.7
10% 76.1 Pts
64-Core 75.3
5% 75.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 78.2
43% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 77
8-Core 80.9
11% 78.9 Pts
64-Core 78.1
5% 78.1 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 23
2-Core 65.5
37% 53.6 Pts
4-Core 73.9
8-Core 74.2
10% 74.1 Pts
64-Core 71.8
5% 71.8 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 63
1-Core 38.8
2-Core 70.5
38% 57.4 Pts
4-Core 64.2
8-Core 71.8
9% 68 Pts
64-Core 69.1
5% 69.1 Pts
, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 55
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 78.4
37% 57.9 Pts
4-Core 78.1
8-Core 79.9
11% 79 Pts
64-Core 79.5
5% 79.5 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.3
1-Core 20.1
2-Core 40.1
30% 40.2 Pts
4-Core 41
8-Core 40.8
6% 40.9 Pts
64-Core 35.7
2% 35.7 Pts
, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.5
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 76.1
36% 56 Pts
4-Core 70.9
8-Core 64.5
9% 67.7 Pts
64-Core 77.7
5% 77.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,575,931 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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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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