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Intel Core i7 5550U

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 5550U

Reasons to consider the
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Higher turbo clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,679 vs 1,500 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per dollar 0.43 pt/$ vs 0.19 pt/$ More than 2.2x better performance per dollar
Better performance per watt 12.23 pt/W vs 10.63 pt/W More than 15% better performance per watt
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Higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 44.9 vs 39.2 Around 15% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2015 Release date 6 months later
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 5550U vs i5 6200U

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 5550U  vs
i5 6200U 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 12.23 pt/W 10.63 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 5550U  vs
i5 6200U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 6000 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
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