Average Bench: 21.4% (894th of 1206)

Based on 1,166 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 3558U @ 1.70GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 21.4% Great: 25%
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Pentium 3558U averaged 78.6% 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 43.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 81.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium 3558U is just 12.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium 3558U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 86.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 86.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,166 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.2 1-Core 43.5 50
41 2-Core 81.2 98.6
29.6% 62.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.8 4-Core 85 98.9
54.5 8-Core 86.4 99.4
11.6% 85.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
51 64-Core 86.9 99
5.8% 86.9 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50
2-Core 88.7
33% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 96.3
8-Core 87.8
13% 92.1 Pts
64-Core 93.2
6% 93.2 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 95.6
34% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 90.9
8-Core 95.2
13% 93.1 Pts
64-Core 95.2
6% 95.2 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 95.2
34% 71.5 Pts
4-Core 93.9
8-Core 96.6
13% 95.2 Pts
64-Core 94.4
6% 94.4 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45
2-Core 96.9
33% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 95.9
8-Core 95.1
13% 95.5 Pts
64-Core 96.8
6% 96.8 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 93.4
33% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 89.5
8-Core 89.6
12% 89.6 Pts
64-Core 90
6% 90 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 89.5
32% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 85.3
8-Core 90.7
12% 88 Pts
64-Core 81.3
6% 81.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 82.5
30% 64 Pts
4-Core 92
8-Core 95
13% 93.5 Pts
64-Core 94.5
6% 94.5 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43.9
2-Core 92.7
32% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 89.6
8-Core 94.9
12% 92.2 Pts
64-Core 87.7
6% 87.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,434 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium 3558U Builds (Compare 5,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor 3558U (2M Cache, 1.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Number3558U
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$161.00
Clock Speed1.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
Clear Video HD TechNo
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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