AMD A8 5550M 

Released March, 2013
  • 2.1 GHz
  • Quad core
6.4 Out of 10

The AMD A8 5550M is a mobile processor with overall good gaming performance, sporting four cores each of which is clocked at 2.1GHz, with the capability of going up to 3.1GHz in Turbo Mode. It was released in March 2013 and is best suited for middle-class laptops the 5550M is capable of running a lot of the newest games, while also providing a satisfying performance and experience to the user. The 5550M comes equipped with a GPU of the Radeon HD 8550 series- a middle-class video card which complements the CPU’s performance to provide for an excellent gaming experience.

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A8 5550M

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 5550M
6.6
3DMark06 (CPU), Passmark and GeekBench (32-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 5550M
7.2
Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?

A8 5550M
5.3
TDP

Features

How does CPUBoss rank the features of each product?

A8 5550M
3.2
Features and specifications that differ between products

6.4

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Features

A8 5550M
6.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A8 5550M

GeekBench (32-bit)

A8 5550M
3,295
Core i3 3220
5,362

GeekBench

A8 5550M
3,295
Core i3 3220
8,919

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

A8 5550M
2,400
Core i3 3220
4,030

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

A8 5550M
2,795
Core i3 3220
4,019
Core i5 4200M
3,882.5

Passmark

A8 5550M
2,963
Core i3 3220
4,229

Passmark (Single Core)

A8 5550M
993
Core i3 3220
1,764

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked No
Is hyperthreaded No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has vitualization support Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
  1. AES
  2. SSE4a
  3. SSE4.1
  4. SSE3
  5. Supplemental SSE3
  6. SSE2
  7. MMX
  8. SSE
  9. SSE4
  10. SSE4.2
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

gpu

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 8550G
Latest DirectX 11.0

details

Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nms
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 105°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.83 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.83 GHz

power consumption

TDP 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 10.93 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W
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i have asusn56dy-my cpu is a8 5550...but...l2 cach is 8mb.and turbo clock speed is3gh
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