Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Atom x5-Z8550 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 5. gen of the Intel Atom series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 138 socket and was released in Q1/2016. The Intel Atom x5-Z8550 scores 231 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 827 points.
Intel Atom x5-Z8550

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Atom x5-Z8550. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Atom x5-Z8550.

Name: Intel Atom x5-Z8550
Family: Intel Atom (101)
CPU group: Intel Atom x3/x5/x7 (9)
Architecture: Cherry Trail
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Atom x5-Z8550 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Atom x5-Z8550 is 1.44 GHz (2.40 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.44 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Atom x5-Z8550 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Atom x5-Z8550 uses the Intel HD Graphics 400, which has 96 texture shaders and 12 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 400
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.60 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 96
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2015
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 8
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3L-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 2
PCIe Bandwidth: 1.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 2 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): 2 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Atom x5-Z8550 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 138
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems:
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q1/2016
Release price: 23 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Atom x5-Z8550 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.
Intel Celeron N2830 Intel Celeron N2830
2C 2T @ 2.41 GHz
235
AMD A6-3400M AMD A6-3400M
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
234
Samsung Exynos 7884 Samsung Exynos 7884
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
232
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
231
Intel Pentium T2370 Intel Pentium T2370
2C 2T @ 1.73 GHz
230
Intel Celeron 847 Intel Celeron 847
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
230
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
229

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 Celeron 3755U Intel Celeron 3755U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
830
Intel Pentium N3530 Intel Pentium N3530
4C 4T @ 2.58 GHz
830
Samsung Exynos 7884 Samsung Exynos 7884
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
829
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
827
Intel Atom C2538 Intel Atom C2538
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
827
Intel Pentium B960 Intel Pentium B960
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
825
MediaTek MT6752 MediaTek MT6752
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
824

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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
208
Intel Core i3-2357M Intel Core i3-2357M
2C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
206
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
203
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
202
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
8C 8T @ 1.95 GHz
199
Intel Celeron J3060 Intel Celeron J3060
2C 2T @ 2.48 GHz
199
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
198

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 Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
584
AMD Athlon 5150 AMD Athlon 5150
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
583
Intel Pentium J2900 Intel Pentium J2900
4C 4T @ 2.67 GHz
576
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
568
AMD GX-415GA AMD GX-415GA
4C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
564
Intel Celeron J1900 Intel Celeron J1900
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
564
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
563

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.
AMD A4-5000 AMD A4-5000
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
AMD A4-5050 AMD A4-5050
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
AMD A4-5100 AMD A4-5100
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3010 Intel Celeron N3010
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3060 Intel Celeron N3060
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126

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 Celeron 3965Y Intel Celeron 3965Y
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
1182
AMD A4-4355M AMD A4-4355M
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1181
Intel Celeron 3755U Intel Celeron 3755U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
1180
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1179
Intel Pentium E6700 Intel Pentium E6700
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1177
AMD E2-3000 AMD E2-3000
2C 2T @ 1.65 GHz
1177
MediaTek MT6750T MediaTek MT6750T
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
1173

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 Celeron J1800 Intel Celeron J1800
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
42
Intel Celeron N2840 Intel Celeron N2840
2C 2T @ 2.58 GHz
42
Intel Pentium N3540 Intel Pentium N3540
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
41
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40
Intel Atom x7-E3950 Intel Atom x7-E3950
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
40
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40
Intel Pentium N3530 Intel Pentium N3530
4C 4T @ 2.58 GHz
40

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 Athlon II X2 370K AMD Athlon II X2 370K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
147
Intel Celeron J1900 Intel Celeron J1900
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
147
AMD A8-7100 AMD A8-7100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
146
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145
Intel Pentium N3510 Intel Pentium N3510
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145

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