Intel Celeron 2955U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Celeron 2955U has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Celeron series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q3/2013. The Intel Celeron 2955U scores 317 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 632 points.
Intel Celeron 2955U

At a glance

Name: Intel Celeron 2955U
Family: Intel Celeron (165)
CPU group: Intel Celeron 2000 (7)
Architecture: Haswell U
Technology: 22 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Celeron 2955U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Celeron 2955U is 1.40 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: No
Frequency: 1.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Celeron 2955U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Celeron 2955U uses the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1), which has 80 texture shaders and 10 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 (Haswell GT1)
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Compute units: 10
Shader: 80
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2012
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 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: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 16 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:
LPDDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
12.8 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 10
PCIe Bandwidth: 5.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 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): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Celeron 2955U is made in 22 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: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q3/2013
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Celeron 2955U 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.
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2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
320
Samsung Exynos 9609 Samsung Exynos 9609
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
319
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
318
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
317
Intel Core2 Duo E4500 Intel Core2 Duo E4500
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
317
Intel Celeron 1017U Intel Celeron 1017U
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
317
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
317

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.
AMD A6-5357M AMD A6-5357M
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
634
Intel Atom x5-Z8330 Intel Atom x5-Z8330
4C 4T @ 1.44 GHz
634
Intel Atom Z3740D Intel Atom Z3740D
4C 4T @ 1.33 GHz
633
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
632
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
632
Intel Core2 Duo E4700 Intel Core2 Duo E4700
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
631
Intel Atom Z3745D Intel Atom Z3745D
4C 4T @ 1.33 GHz
631

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.
Samsung Exynos 7904 Samsung Exynos 7904
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
289
Intel Celeron 3205U Intel Celeron 3205U
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
287
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
286
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
284
Intel Atom x6416RE Intel Atom x6416RE
4C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
284
Intel Celeron 1017U Intel Celeron 1017U
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
284
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
284

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.
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4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
525
MediaTek MT6750 MediaTek MT6750
8C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
521
MediaTek MT8168 MediaTek MT8168
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
520
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
515
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
515
Intel Celeron N3160 Intel Celeron N3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
512
MediaTek MT8766B MediaTek MT8766B
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
508

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.
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 0.85 GHz
163
Intel Pentium 3825U Intel Pentium 3825U
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
163
AMD A4-4355M AMD A4-4355M
AMD Radeon HD 7400G @ 0.42 GHz
163
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Pentium 3558U Intel Pentium 3558U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
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Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160

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.
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4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
882
Samsung Exynos 7580 Samsung Exynos 7580
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
879
Intel Core2 Duo E4700 Intel Core2 Duo E4700
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
874
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
866
Intel Pentium E5200 Intel Pentium E5200
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
866
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
866
Intel Pentium B940 Intel Pentium B940
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
856

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 i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
58
AMD A10-7700K AMD A10-7700K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
57
Intel Xeon E3-1220L v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220L v3
4C 8T @ 1.50 GHz
57
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
56
AMD A10-5700 AMD A10-5700
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
56
AMD Athlon II X4 605e AMD Athlon II X4 605e
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
55
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
54

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.
Intel Celeron N2930 Intel Celeron N2930
4C 4T @ 2.16 GHz
113
AMD A6-9220 AMD A6-9220
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
112
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Intel Atom x5-Z8300
4C 4T @ 1.84 GHz
111
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
106
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
106
AMD A6-1450 AMD A6-1450
4C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
106
Intel Celeron 1007U Intel Celeron 1007U
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
101

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