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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Atom C2738

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Intel Atom C2738

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More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Front view of Intel Atom C2550

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Intel Atom C2550

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Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.58 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Slightly lower typical power consumption 11.38W vs 16.25W 30% lower typical power consumption
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 12.26 $/year vs 17.52 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 3.37 $/year vs 4.82 $/year 30% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Atom C2738  vs C2550 

clock speed

Atom C2738
2.4 GHz
Atom C2550
2.4 GHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Atom C2738
2.4 GHz
Atom C2550
2.58 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Atom C2738
2.4 GHz
Atom C2550
2.4 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Atom C2738  vs
C2550 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Octa core Quad core

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No No

power consumption

TDP 20W 14W
Annual home energy cost 4.82 $/year 3.37 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 17.52 $/year 12.26 $/year
Typical power consumption 16.25W 11.38W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Atom C2738  vs
C2550 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB
Intel Atom C2738
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Intel Atom C2550
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