Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 vs. AMD A8-5550M

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 AMD A8-5550M
Intel Core2 Duo Family AMD A
Intel Core 2 Quad CPU group AMD A8-5000M
2 Generation 3
Yorkfield Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
2.50 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.10 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 3.10 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU AMD Radeon HD 8550G
GPU frequency 0.52 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 0.72 GHz
GPU Generation 5
Technology 32 nm
Max. displays 2
Execution units 4
Shader 256
Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
0 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 35 W
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Technical detailsTechnical details

45 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
AM1 Socket FS1r2
VT-x, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
No AES-NI Yes
Q1/2008 Release date Q2/2013
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
178 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
693 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
352 (92%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
381 (100%)
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
1093 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
947 (87%)
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
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0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G @ 0.72 GHz
369 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
1478 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
1102 (75%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
4983 (100%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
3198 (64%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
0.79 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
1.98 (100%)
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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 Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4x 2.50 GHz (2.50 GHz)
3156 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
4x 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz)
3093 (98%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 AMD A8-5550M
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