Intel Core i7 5550U 

Released January, 2015
  • 2 GHz
  • Dual core
9 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 5550U among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 5550U
10.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 5550U
9.8
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 5550U
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 5550U
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 5550U
5.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 5550U
5.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 5550U
9.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 5550U

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Core i7 5550U
39.2

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 5550U
4,246

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 5550U
1,679

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX 2.0
  10. AVX
  11. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 12.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm
Max CPUs 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB
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