AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE
AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE
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Year of release 2010


AMD started AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE sales 25 January 2010. Based on a Callisto architecture, this desktop processor is primarily aimed at home systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 3.2 and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt. It supports DDR3 memory.

We have no data on Phenom II X2 555 BE benchmark results.

General info

Phenom II X2 555 BE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameCallisto (2009−2010)
Release date25 January 2010
(13 years old)
Current price$60 of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speed3.2 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed3.2 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache128 KB (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache6 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography45 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size258 mm2
Number of transistors758 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7845HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier+


Information on Phenom II X2 555 BE compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
Thermal design power (TDP)80 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X2 555 BE's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version2.0of 5 (EPYC 9654)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Phenom II X2 555 BE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

We have no data on Phenom II X2 555 BE benchmark results.

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