Average Bench: 32.8% (1129th of 1276)

Based on 1,101 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000006FD Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 32.8% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T5550 averaged 67.1% 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 57.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 25.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T5550 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T5550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 49.3Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 49.2Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,101 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.7 Memory 57.8 68.2
13.1 1-Core 25.3 28.7
21.1 2-Core 47.4 57.1
30.8% 43.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
24.3 4-Core 48.2 57.1
26 8-Core 49.2 57.3
6.65% 48.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
25.1 64-Core 49.3 57.5
3.3% 49.3 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 68.5
1-Core 28.7
2-Core 56.8
36% 51.3 Pts
4-Core 57.3
8-Core 56.3
8% 56.8 Pts
64-Core 56.2
4% 56.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 67.6
1-Core 26.8
2-Core 39.6
34% 44.7 Pts
4-Core 46.6
8-Core 50.1
7% 48.3 Pts
64-Core 56.7
4% 56.7 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 26.6
2-Core 38.2
32% 42.8 Pts
4-Core 45.3
8-Core 51.1
6% 48.2 Pts
64-Core 53.9
4% 53.9 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.4
1-Core 27.6
2-Core 37.7
32% 42.6 Pts
4-Core 44.8
8-Core 51.2
6% 48 Pts
64-Core 41.2
3% 41.2 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.9
1-Core 27.9
2-Core 38.1
31% 41.6 Pts
4-Core 46.9
8-Core 42.8
6% 44.8 Pts
64-Core 37.4
2% 37.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.7
1-Core 27.4
2-Core 51.5
30% 43.9 Pts
4-Core 54.7
8-Core 53.5
7% 54.1 Pts
64-Core 54.7
4% 54.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,385,809 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Duo T5550 Builds (Compare 149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $180

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5550 (2M Cache, 1.83 GHz, 667 MHz FSB)
Code NameMerom
Processor NumberT5550
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range1.075V-1.250V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed1.83 GHz
Bus Speed667 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedPPGA478
Processing Die Size143 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors291 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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