Intel Atom x7-E3950: specs and benchmarks

Intel Atom x7-E3950

Summary

Intel started Intel Atom x7-E3950 sales 10 October 2016 at a recommended price of $57. This is Apollo Lake 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 2.00 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1296 processor with a TDP of 12 Watt. It supports DDR3L (ECC and Non ECC) up to 1866MT/s; LPDDR4 up to 2400 MT/s memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.13 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Atom x7-E3950 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
7x Intel Atom
 
Achitecture codename
Apollo Lake
 
Release date
10 October 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$57
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Atom x7-E3950's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Atom x7-E3950's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
110 °C
 
Operating temperature range
85 °C
 
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Atom x7-E3950 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
 
Socket
FCBGA1296
 
Power consumption (TDP)
12 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Atom x7-E3950. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
-
 
PAE
40 Bit
 
GPIO
+
 
Smart Connect
-
 
HD Audio
+
 
RST
-
 

Security technologies

Atom x7-E3950 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Boot
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
-
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Atom x7-E3950 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
VT-i
-
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Atom x7-E3950.
Supported memory types
DDR3L (ECC and Non ECC) up to 1866MT / s; LPDDR4 up to 2400 MT / s
 
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
38.4 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Atom x7-E3950.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 505 (500 - 650 MHz)
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
650 MHz
 
Execution Units
18
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Atom x7-E3950's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
MIPI-DSI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Atom x7-E3950's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3840x2160 @30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2160 @60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Atom x7-E3950's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
+
 
OpenGL
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Atom x7-E3950's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
6
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)
USB revision
2.0 / 3.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
Number of USB ports
8
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Atom x7-E3950. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.13

3DMark06 CPU

2152

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

1304

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

3769

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.51

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

41

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

125

WinRAR 4.0

725

x264 encoding pass 1

45

x264 encoding pass 2

9

TrueCrypt AES

1

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Atom x7-E3950 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Atom x7-E3950 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Atom x7-E3950 from AMD is A10 Micro-6700T, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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