Intel Core i7-5550U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-5550U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 5. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q1/2015.
Intel Core i7-5550U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-5550U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-5550U.

Name: Intel Core i7-5550U
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 5000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-5550U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.90 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-5550U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 6000
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Execution units: 48
Shader: 384
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 8
Direct X: 11.2
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q1/2015

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 memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3-1866
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 12
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-5550U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Broadwell U
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, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2015
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-5550U 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.


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 A12-9700P AMD A12-9700P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
768
Intel Core i5-13600HX Intel Core i5-13600HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.50 GHz
768
Intel Core i5-13600K Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768
Intel Core i7-12700TE Intel Core i7-12700TE
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4122
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4112
Intel Celeron N5105 Intel Celeron N5105
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4099
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4060
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4060
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4058
AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4052
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
124
Intel Core i5-4430 Intel Core i5-4430
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
124
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
124
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
123
Intel Core i7-4550U Intel Core i7-4550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
123
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
123
Intel Celeron G3930T Intel Celeron G3930T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
123
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Atom x6413E Intel Atom x6413E
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
312
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
312
Intel Core i3-3250 Intel Core i3-3250
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
310
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
307
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
307
Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
306
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
306
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-4340M Intel Core i5-4340M
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3010
Intel Core M-5Y71 Intel Core M-5Y71
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2999
Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2996
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2994
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2994
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2989
Intel Core i5-4210H Intel Core i5-4210H
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2986
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
6089
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
6085
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
6083
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
6067
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
6067
Intel Core i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
6040
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
6038
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-4558U Intel Core i7-4558U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1.44
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
1.44
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2683 v3
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
1.44
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.43
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.43
Intel Core i7-4785T Intel Core i7-4785T
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1.43
Intel Pentium G3450 Intel Pentium G3450
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
1.43
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
3.33
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
3.32
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3.32
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3.31
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3.31
Intel Core i3-3225 Intel Core i3-3225
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3.31
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3.31
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
35.7
Intel Pentium G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
35.7
Intel Core i3-7100H Intel Core i3-7100H
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 0.95 GHz
35.3
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-5250U Intel Core i5-5250U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
35
Intel Core i7-5650U Intel Core i7-5650U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
35
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



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