AMD Phenom II X2 550 

Released November, 2009
  • 3.1 GHz
  • Dual core
  • Unlocked
1.6 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Phenom II X2 550 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Phenom II X2 550
0.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Phenom II X2 550
0.0
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Phenom II X2 550
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Phenom II X2 550
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Phenom II X2 550
2.6
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Phenom II X2 550
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

1.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Phenom II X2 550
1.6

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Phenom II X2 550

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X2 550
2,966
Core i5 3470
9,436

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X2 550
1,601
Core i5 3470
2,983

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X2 550
125,000 MB/s
Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s
Athlon II X4 640
121,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X2 550
2,839
Core i5 3470
9,226

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom II X2 550
4,747
Core i5 3470
10,031

GeekBench

Phenom II X2 550
4,747
Core i5 3470
12,141

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Phenom II X2 550
2,028
Core i5 3470
6,607

PassMark (Single Core)

Phenom II X2 550
1,067
Core i5 3470
1,906

Reviews Word on the street for the AMD Phenom II X2 550

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type AM3
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. 3DNow!
  5. SSE4a
  6. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Clock speed 2,000 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB
L3 cache per core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Max CPUs 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 7
Overclocked clock speed 3.81 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.12 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,881.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.81 GHz

power consumption

TDP 80W
Annual home energy cost 46.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 120.89 $/year
Performance per watt 0.89 pt/W
Idle power consumption 84W
Peak power consumption 138W
Typical power consumption 124.5W
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