Intel Pentium 3550M: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium 3550M

Summary

Intel started Pentium 3550M sales 1 October 2013 at a recommended price of $134. This is Haswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.30 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCPGA946 processor with a TDP of 37 Watt and a maximum temperature of 105 °C. It supports DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.82 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Pentium 3550M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Pentium
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
1 October 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$134
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Pentium 3550M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium 3550M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
2 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
118 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
105 °C
 
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium 3550M 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
FCPGA946
 
Power consumption (TDP)
37 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium 3550M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium 3550M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium 3550M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium 3550M.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pentium 3550M.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) (400 - 1100 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
Clear Video HD
-
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium 3550M's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium 3550M's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium 3550M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.82

Passmark

2277

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium 3550M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium 3550M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium 3550M from AMD is E2-7110, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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