Average Bench: 49.6% (768th of 1316)

Based on 572 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 3550M @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 49.6% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium 3550M averaged 50.3% 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 79.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium 3550M is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium 3550M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 120Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 120Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 572 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 Memory 79.5 91.8
27 1-Core 60 67.7
62 2-Core 113 134
53.9% 84.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
76 4-Core 117 135
87.6 8-Core 120 134
16.2% 119 Pts
Min Avg Max
81 64-Core 120 135
8% 120 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 129
61% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 133
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 130
61% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 128
18% 128 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 67
2-Core 127
60% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 127
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 117
56% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 124
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
Memory 82.4
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 133
59% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 116
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 131
57% 91.4 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 130
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 130
53% 88 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 133
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 82.8
44% 67 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 125
15% 115 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,332,745 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium 3550M Builds (Compare 567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor 3550M (2M Cache, 2.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Number3550M
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$134.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
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

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

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