Intel Celeron G550T vs AMD Phenom X3 8750

General info

Comparing Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Toliman
Release date
4 September 2011
 
April 2008

Technical specs

Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
3
Number of threads
2
 
3
Base frequency
2.2 GHz
 
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Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
128 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
512 KB (per core)
L3 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
2 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
131 mm2
 
285 mm2
Maximum core temperature
65 °C
 
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Transistor count
504 million
 
450 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 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
Socket
FCLGA1155
 
AM2+
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
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vPro
-
 
no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
no data
Turbo Boost
-
 
no data
Hyper-Threading
-
 
no data
Idle States
+
 
no data
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
+
 
no data
FDI
+
 
no data
Fast Memory Access
+
 
no data

Security technologies

Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
no data
EDB
+
 
no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-d
-
 
no data
VT-x
+
 
no data
EPT
+
 
no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066
 
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Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
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Max memory channels
2
 
no data
Maximum memory bandwidth
17 GB/s
 
no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750.
Integrated graphics
Intel® HD Graphics for 2nd Generation Intel® Processors
 
no data
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
2
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron G550T 1.37
Phenom X3 8750 1.62 +18.2%

Passmark

Celeron G550T 1096
Phenom X3 8750 1291 +17.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron G550T and Phenom X3 8750 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron G550T

Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 95 watts)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

Advantages of AMD Phenom X3 8750

18.2% faster in synthetic tests
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

So, Celeron G550T or Phenom X3 8750?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Phenom X3 8750.
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