CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of N3050 vs 2957U among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Celeron 2957U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Celeron 2957U  based on its features.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Celeron N3050

Reasons to consider the
Intel Celeron N3050

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Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Front view of Intel Celeron 2957U

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 2957U vs the N3050.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Celeron N3050 vs 2957U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Celeron N3050
6.77 mHash/s
Celeron 2957U
5.78 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Celeron N3050
4.48 mPixels/s
Celeron 2957U
6.97 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Celeron N3050
0.44 fps
Celeron 2957U
-1 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Celeron N3050
350.4 MB/s
Celeron 2957U
80,200 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Celeron N3050  vs
2957U 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes No

power consumption

TDP 6W 15W
Annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 8.65 pt/W 5.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 4.88W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1

details

Celeron N3050  vs
2957U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.14 GHz 1.41 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.14 GHz 1.41 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics HD
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 320 MHz 200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 16,384 MB
Intel Celeron N3050
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