Intel Celeron 3955U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Celeron 3955U

Summary

Intel started Intel Celeron 3955U sales 15 August 2015 at a recommended price of $107. This is Skylake architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1356 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1600, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.74 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Celeron 3955U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Celeron
 
Architecture codename
Skylake
 
Release date
15 August 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$107
 

Technical specs

Celeron 3955U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron 3955U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Base frequency
2 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2 GHz
 
Bus support
4 GT/s
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
2 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
98.57 mm210.3 mm × 9.57 mm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1750 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Celeron 3955U 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
FCBGA1356
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron 3955U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Celeron 3955U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron 3955U are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron 3955U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1600, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Celeron 3955U.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
32 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron 3955U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron 3955U's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N/A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron 3955U's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Celeron 3955U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron 3955U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.74

Passmark

1542

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Celeron 3955U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Celeron 3955U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Celeron 3955U from AMD is A4-7210, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

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