CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of N3700 vs C2550 among all CPUs

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

8.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Pentium N3700 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Pentium N3700  based on its power consumption.

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Front view of Intel Pentium N3700

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium N3700

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium N3700

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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
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 4.88W vs 11.38W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
Newer Jan, 2015 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 1 years later
Lower annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year vs 3.37 $/year 2.3x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 5.26 $/year vs 12.26 $/year 2.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Atom C2550

Reasons to consider the
Intel Atom C2550

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 422,300 MB/s vs 382.3 MB/s Around 1104.8x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Significantly higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.46 pt/$ vs 0.46 pt/$ More than 5.2x better performance per dollar
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Better performance per watt 15.1 pt/W vs 12.34 pt/W More than 20% better performance per watt
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.58 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium N3700 vs Atom C2550

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

Pentium N3700
382.3 MB/s
Atom C2550
422,300 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium N3700  vs
Atom C2550 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 6W 14W
Annual home energy cost 1.45 $/year 3.37 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 5.26 $/year 12.26 $/year
Performance per watt 12.34 pt/W 15.1 pt/W
Typical power consumption 4.88W 11.38W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Pentium N3700  vs
Atom C2550 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.58 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 400 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 8,192 MB 65,536 MB
Intel Pentium N3700
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