AMD A8-3550MX: specs and benchmarks

AMD A8-3550MX


AMD started AMD A8-3550MX sales 20 December 2011. This is Llano architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2700 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FS1 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.78 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of A8-3550MX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
AMD A-Series
Architecture codename
Release date
20 December 2011
Price now
of 15385 (Xeon W-2195)

Technical specs

A8-3550MX's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A8-3550MX's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2.7 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
228 mm2
Transistor count
1,178 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support


Information on A8-3550MX compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A8-3550MX. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
3DNow!, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a, Radeon HD 6620G, DDR3(L)-1333/1600 Memory Controller

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A8-3550MX are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A8-3550MX.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A8-3550MX.
Integrated graphics

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A8-3550MX. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A8-3550MX is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A8-3550MX performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A8-3550MX from Intel is Core i3-3110M, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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