Intel Pentium 3556U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Pentium 3556U has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Pentium series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q3/2013. The Intel Pentium 3556U scores 408 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 772 points.
Intel Pentium 3556U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Pentium 3556U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Pentium 3556U.

Name: Intel Pentium 3556U
Family: Intel Pentium (150)
CPU group: Intel Pentium 3000 (8)
Architecture: Haswell U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium 3556U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium 3556U is 1.70 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: 1.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium 3556U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Pentium 3556U 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:
LPDDR3-1333
LPDDR3-1600
DDR3L-1333
DDR3L-1600
25.6 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
21.3 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 Pentium 3556U 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 Pentium 3556U 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 A8-5500B AMD A8-5500B
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
411
MediaTek Helio P95 MediaTek Helio P95
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
410
AMD Phenom II X2 555 AMD Phenom II X2 555
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
409
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
408
Intel Pentium E6500K Intel Pentium E6500K
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
408
Intel Pentium E6500 Intel Pentium E6500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
408
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
408

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 Phenom X4 9600 AMD Phenom X4 9600
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
775
Intel Celeron N3160 Intel Celeron N3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
774
AMD A6-3420M AMD A6-3420M
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
773
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
772
Intel Core2 Duo E8300 Intel Core2 Duo E8300
2C 2T @ 2.83 GHz
771
AMD Phenom II X2 560 AMD Phenom II X2 560
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
771
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
770

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 i7-2610UE Intel Core i7-2610UE
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 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
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160
Intel Celeron 2957U Intel Celeron 2957U
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.
Intel Atom E3845 Intel Atom E3845
4C 4T @ 1.91 GHz
1058
AMD GX-222GC AMD GX-222GC
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1047
Intel Core2 Duo E8300 Intel Core2 Duo E8300
2C 2T @ 2.83 GHz
1047
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
1040
Intel Celeron N2940 Intel Celeron N2940
4C 4T @ 2.25 GHz
1035
Intel Core2 Duo E8200 Intel Core2 Duo E8200
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
1034
Intel Core2 Duo E7400 Intel Core2 Duo E7400
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1031

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.
AMD Phenom II X3 710 AMD Phenom II X3 710
3C 3T @ 2.60 GHz
68
AMD A10-6700 AMD A10-6700
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
67
Intel Core i3-4005U Intel Core i3-4005U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
67
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
66
AMD Athlon II X4 630 AMD Athlon II X4 630
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
66
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
66
AMD A10-8700P AMD A10-8700P
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
66

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 Pentium 3558U Intel Pentium 3558U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
131
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
130
Intel Celeron 3855U Intel Celeron 3855U
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
127
Intel Pentium 3556U Intel Pentium 3556U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3150 Intel Celeron N3150
4C 4T @ 2.08 GHz
126
AMD Athlon II X2 340 AMD Athlon II X2 340
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
126
AMD A4-3400 AMD A4-3400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
125

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