Intel Core2 Duo E6550 vs Intel Celeron N5100

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Intel Core2 Duo E6550 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Celeron N5100
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Celeron N5100

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core2 Duo E6550 and the Intel Celeron N5100 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core2 Duo E6550 2 core processor released in Q3/2007 with the Intel Celeron N5100 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2021.
Intel Core2 Duo (29) Family Intel Celeron (165)
Intel Core 2 Duo E4000/E6000 (15) CPU group Intel Celeron N4000/N5000 (6)
1 Generation 10
Conroe (Core) Architecture Jasper Lake
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Celeron N4100
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core2 Duo E6550 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.33 GHz. The processor can compute 2 threads at the same time. The Intel Celeron N5100 clocks with 1.10 GHz (2.80 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Characteristic Intel Celeron N5100
2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No
2.33 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.20 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Characteristic Intel Celeron N5100
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Jasper Lake)
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.85 GHz
-- GPU Generation 11
Technology 10 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 24
-- Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Jasper Lake)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 16 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core2 Duo E6550, while the Intel Celeron N5100 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 46.9 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Characteristic Intel Celeron N5100
DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066 Memory DDR4-2933
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 46.9 GB/s
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache 1.50 MB
-- L3 Cache 4.00 MB
-- PCIe version 3.0
-- PCIe lanes 8
-- PCIe Bandwidth 7.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core2 Duo E6550 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the Intel Celeron N5100 is 6 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Characteristic Intel Celeron N5100
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) 20 W
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 4.8 W
-- Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core2 Duo E6550 has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 65 nm. The cache of Intel Celeron N5100 is at 5.50 MB. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm.

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Characteristic Intel Celeron N5100
65 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
LGA 775 Socket BGA 1338
VT-x Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q3/2007 Release date Q1/2021
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 (54%)
Intel Celeron N5100 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 (29%)
Intel Celeron N5100 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
342 (54%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
632 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
625 (34%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1834 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
793 (24%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
3354 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
463 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1598 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
468 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1286 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
201 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
604 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Jasper Lake) @ 0.85 GHz
340 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Core2 Duo E6550
2C 2T @ 2.33 GHz
379 (100%)
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core2 Duo E6550 Intel Celeron N5100
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