Average Bench: 44.2% (842nd of 1257)

Based on 1,373 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 3558U @ 1.70GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 44.2% Great: 52%
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 29%

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium 3558U averaged 55.7% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 74.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium 3558U is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium 3558U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 85.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 86.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,373 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.1 Memory 74.4 88.5
21.1 1-Core 43 50
39.3 2-Core 81.6 98.1
44.5% 66.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
44.8 4-Core 84.6 98.4
48.7 8-Core 86.1 98.8
11.6% 85.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.3 64-Core 85.9 98.3
5.8% 85.9 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 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 99
52% 78 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 100
14% 100 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)
Memory 81
1-Core 41.5
2-Core 96.8
48% 73.1 Pts
4-Core 89.6
8-Core 98.4
13% 94 Pts
64-Core 94
6% 94 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 16.4
2-Core 83.2
38% 57.4 Pts
4-Core 79.8
8-Core 83.4
11% 81.6 Pts
64-Core 88.8
6% 88.8 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.3
1-Core 45
2-Core 63.4
40% 58.6 Pts
4-Core 83.5
8-Core 70.7
11% 77.1 Pts
64-Core 68.9
5% 68.9 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.1
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 97.5
45% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 92.5
8-Core 96.5
13% 94.5 Pts
64-Core 97.2
6% 97.2 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.1
1-Core 34.3
2-Core 68.8
33% 51.4 Pts
4-Core 61.7
8-Core 69.6
9% 65.7 Pts
64-Core 67.4
4% 67.4 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 39.3
1-Core 22.3
2-Core 45.4
24% 35.7 Pts
4-Core 55
8-Core 77.4
9% 66.2 Pts
64-Core 44.2
3% 44.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,469,414 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium 3558U Builds (Compare 1,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32

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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


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


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


USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
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
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 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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