Intel Atom x5-Z8550: specs and benchmarks

Intel Atom x5-Z8550


Intel started Atom x5-Z8550 sales 8 February 2016. This is Airmont architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is an UTFCBGA1380 processor. It supports LPDDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.88 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Atom x5-Z8550 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
5x Intel Atom
Achitecture codename
Release date
8 February 2016

Technical specs

Atom x5-Z8550's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Atom x5-Z8550's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
L2 cache
2 MB
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support


Information on Atom x5-Z8550 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Atom x5-Z8550. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Turbo Boost Max 3.0

Security technologies

Atom x5-Z8550 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Secure Boot
Identity Protection

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Atom x5-Z8550 are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Atom x5-Z8550.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
8 GB
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Atom x5-Z8550.
Graphics max frequency
600 MHz
Max video memory
8 GB
Execution Units

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Atom x5-Z8550's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Atom x5-Z8550's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
Max resolution over eDP


Specifications and connection of Atom x5-Z8550's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Max number of PCIe lanes
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)
USB revision
Number of USB ports

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Atom x5-Z8550. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Atom x5-Z8550 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Atom x5-Z8550 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Atom x5-Z8550 from AMD is A9-9420e, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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