CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3050 vs 9550 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

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Too close to call

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Front view of AMD Phenom X4 9550

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 3050

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 3050

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 91,600 MB/s vs 85,400 MB/s More than 5% better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.39 GHz vs 2.77 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.55 GHz vs 3.05 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Phenom X4 9550

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AMD Phenom X4 9550

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Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 3,844 vs 2,109 More than 80% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 61.4 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 3050 vs Phenom X4 9550

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

Xeon 3050
91,600 MB/s
Phenom X4 9550
85,400 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 3050  vs
Phenom X4 9550 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM2+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.38 pt/W 1.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W

details

Xeon 3050  vs
Phenom X4 9550 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 61.4°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.39 GHz 2.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.55 GHz 3.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.39 GHz 2.77 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

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,800 MHz
Intel Xeon 3050
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