Average Bench: 17.5% (831st of 1182)

Based on 2 user benchmarks.  Device: 0F8BFBFF000506F1 Model: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU C3538 @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 13%Average: 17.5% Great: 22%
Gaming 18%
Desktop 24%
Workstation 10%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Atom C3538 averaged 82.4% 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. Dual Core Mixed Speed 75.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.1Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 88.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.7 1-Core 34.1 36.5
74.6 2-Core 75.1 75.5
25.2% 54.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.7 4-Core 108 145
77.5 8-Core 101 124
14.4% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.6 64-Core 88.4 122
5.9% 88.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.5
2-Core 74.6
26% 55.5 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 124
19% 135 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 75.5
24% 53.6 Pts
4-Core 71.7
8-Core 77.5
10% 74.6 Pts
64-Core 54.6
4% 54.6 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,251,827 CPUs tested.

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DescriptionIntel Atom® Processor C3538 (8M Cache, up to 2.10 GHz)
Code NameDenverton
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor NumberC3538
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$75.00
Clock Speed2.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.10 GHz
QPI Links0
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink


Processor GraphicsNone


Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR4: 2133
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedYes


USB Revision3
# of USB Ports8
Total # of SATA Ports12
Integrated LAN2x10/2.5/1GbE + 2x2.5/1GbE
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports12

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurationsx2,x4,x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Secure BootYes
QuickAssist TechYes


Package Size34 mm x 28 mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1310

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardNo


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