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Front view of Intel Pentium 925c

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Intel Pentium 925c

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 925c vs the 3556U.

Front view of Intel Pentium 3556U

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
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

Features Key features of the Pentium 925c  vs 3556U 

clock speed

Pentium 925c
2 GHz
Pentium 3556U
1.7 GHz

L2 cache

Pentium 925c
0.5 MB
Pentium 3556U
0.5 MB

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium 925c  vs
3556U 
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1284
BGA 1168
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
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

Pentium 925c  vs
3556U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 20 17

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A HD (Haswell)
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,000 MHz

power consumption

TDP 15W 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W

bus

Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
Intel Pentium 925c
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