Intel Celeron 3755U vs Atom x5-Z8500

Intel Celeron 3755U
Intel Atom x5-Z8500

General info

Comparing Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Celeron
 
5x Intel Atom
Achitecture codename
Broadwell
 
Airmont
Release date
5 January 2015
 
2 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$107
 
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Technical specs

Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
4
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
1.7 GHz
 
2.24 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
n/d
L2 cache
512 KB
 
2 MB
L3 cache
2 MB
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
82 mm2
 
n/d
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
90 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
105 °C
 
n/d
Transistor count
1300 Million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 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
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCBGA1168
 
UTFCBGA1380
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
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Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
n/d
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
-
vPro
-
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
-
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
-
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
+
 
n/d
Smart Response
-
 
n/d
FDI
+
 
n/d
Fast Memory Access
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d
Secure Boot
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
Identity Protection
+
 
+
OS Guard
-
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
+
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
 
LPDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
8 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
25.6 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell) (100 - 800 MHz)
 
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Max video memory
n/d
 
8 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video
+
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
800 MHz
 
600 MHz
Execution Units
n/d
 
12
InTru 3D
+
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
n/d
 
3840x2160
Max resolution over eDP
n/d
 
2560x1600

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
2
USB revision
n/d
 
3.0
Number of USB ports
n/d
 
3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron 3755U 3.59 +0.3%
Atom x5-Z8500 3.58

Passmark

Celeron 3755U 1702 +0.4%
Atom x5-Z8500 1696

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron 3755U and Atom x5-Z8500 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron 3755U

0.3% faster in synthetic tests
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Wireless Display (allows attaching TVs and displays to a GPU through WiFi)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of Intel Atom x5-Z8500

Somewhat newer (2 March 2015 vs 5 January 2015)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)

So, Celeron 3755U or Atom x5-Z8500?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Celeron 3755U and Intel Atom x5-Z8500. The differences in performance seem too small.
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