Intel Pentium 3558U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium 3558U

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium 3558U sales 1 January 2014 at a recommended price of $161. 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 1.70 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1168 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.54 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Pentium 3558U 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 January 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$161
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Pentium 3558U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium 3558U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
1.7 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
2 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium 3558U 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
FCBGA1168
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium 3558U. 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
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
-
 
GPIO
+
 
Smart Connect
+
 
FDI
-
 
AMT
9.5
 
Matrix Storage
-
 
HD Audio
+
 
RST
+
 

Security technologies

Pentium 3558U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
OS Guard
-
 
Anti-Theft
-
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium 3558U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium 3558U.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
 
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
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 3558U.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) (200 - 1000 MHz)
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pentium 3558U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pentium 3558U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
10
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)
PCI support
-
 
USB revision
3.0
 
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
Integrated IDE
-
 
Number of USB ports
4
 
Integrated LAN
-
 
UART
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium 3558U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.54

3DMark06 CPU

1926

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2510

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

4852

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.74

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

1.5

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

67

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

129

WinRAR 4.0

1124

x264 encoding pass 1

49

x264 encoding pass 2

9

TrueCrypt AES

0.1

Geekbench 2

3127

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

1468

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

2592

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

1898

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

3016

Passmark

1675

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium 3558U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium 3558U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium 3558U from AMD is A6-7000, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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