Average Bench: 47.6% (815th of 1314)

Based on 3,326 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F42, 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 550 Processor

Below average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X2 550 averaged 52.3% 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 78Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X2 550 is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X2 550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,326 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.3 Memory 78 88.2
33 1-Core 53.5 62.9
56.6 2-Core 103 125
50.6% 78 Pts
Min Avg Max
57 4-Core 103 125
67.3 8-Core 105 125
14.2% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.4 64-Core 105 125
7.1% 105 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 57
2-Core 112
55% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 111
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 84.5
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 114
55% 84.7 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 112
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.3
1-Core 40.9
2-Core 104
50% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 110
14% 105 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 115
54% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 114
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 124
54% 86.3 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 124
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 55
2-Core 110
52% 81 Pts
4-Core 81.2
8-Core 94.9
12% 88.1 Pts
64-Core 85.6
6% 85.6 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.1
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 112
50% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 109
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 15.1
2-Core 19.5
29% 34.5 Pts
4-Core 25.8
8-Core 27.9
4% 26.8 Pts
64-Core 19.4
1% 19.4 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.6
1-Core 49.2
2-Core 74.1
37% 58 Pts
4-Core 36.5
8-Core 79.6
7% 58 Pts
64-Core 35.6
2% 35.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,960,638 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X2 550 Builds (Compare 406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $70

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 months ago.

its unlock and more stable in high temperature


Excellent

1 month ago.

unlock to 4 core


Good

2 months ago.

i overclocked it and was shocked by the power this thing had. Use it for XP and Win 7 gaming.


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