AMD Phenom II X2 550 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Phenom II X2 550 has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the AMD Phenom II series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM3 socket and was released in Q4/2009. The AMD Phenom II X2 550 scores 404 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 736 points.
AMD Phenom II X2 550

At a glance

Name: AMD Phenom II X2 550
Family: AMD Phenom II (52)
CPU group: AMD Phenom II - 545 (9)
Architecture: Callisto (K10)
Technology: 45 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Phenom II X2 550 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Phenom II X2 550 is 3.10 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1333
DDR2-1066
21.3 GB/s
17.1 GB/s
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 80 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 80 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD Phenom II X2 550 is made in 45 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 6.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 45 nm
Chip design:
Socket: AM3
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q4/2009
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Phenom II X2 550 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
AMD A10-5750M AMD A10-5750M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
407
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
407
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
406
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
404
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800
4C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
403
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
403
AMD A4-5300B AMD A4-5300B
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
403

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 Pentium J2850 Intel Pentium J2850
4C 4T @ 2.67 GHz
740
Intel Pentium B940 Intel Pentium B940
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
739
Intel Celeron 1037U Intel Celeron 1037U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
738
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
736
Intel Pentium E6500K Intel Pentium E6500K
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
736
Intel Pentium E6500 Intel Pentium E6500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
736
Intel Pentium 3558U Intel Pentium 3558U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
735

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 i3-4330TE Intel Core i3-4330TE
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2010
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
2007
Intel Core i7-2655LE Intel Core i7-2655LE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2002
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1995
Intel Core i5-3317U Intel Core i5-3317U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1995
AMD A6-3500 AMD A6-3500
3C 3T @ 2.40 GHz
1995
AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1994

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.
AMD Phenom II X2 555 AMD Phenom II X2 555
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
290
Intel Celeron 1007U Intel Celeron 1007U
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
288
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
288
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
283
AMD Athlon II X2 255 AMD Athlon II X2 255
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
281
Intel Core2 Duo E4300 Intel Core2 Duo E4300
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
280
AMD Athlon II X2 250 AMD Athlon II X2 250
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
273

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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 i3-4158U Intel Core i3-4158U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
84
AMD Athlon X4 835 AMD Athlon X4 835
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
83
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
83
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
82
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
82
Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
82
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
82

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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.
AMD A10-5745M AMD A10-5745M
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
159
Intel Celeron G1620T Intel Celeron G1620T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
159
AMD A8-4500M AMD A8-4500M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
158
AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
157
AMD A10-4655M AMD A10-4655M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
156
Intel Pentium N3710 Intel Pentium N3710
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
155
Intel Atom x7-Z8750 Intel Atom x7-Z8750
4C 4T @ 2.56 GHz
155

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