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Front view of Nvidia Tegra 3 (T30)

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Nvidia Tegra 3 (T30)

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Nvidia Tegra 3 (T30) vs the Intel Core i5 3550S.

Front view of Intel Core i5 3550S

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Intel Core i5 3550S

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Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 1.4 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs ARM A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 520 MHz 25% higher GPU clock speed
Newer Apr, 2012 vs Sep, 2011 Release date 8 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Tegra 3 (T30) vs Core i5 3550S


Specifications Full list of technical specs


Tegra 3 (T30)  vs
Core i5 3550S 
Clock speed 1.4 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

integrated graphics

Label ULP GeForce Intel® HD Graphics 2500
GPU clock speed 520 MHz 650 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Single Channel Dual Channel


Tegra 3 (T30)  vs
Core i5 3550S 
Architecture ARM x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 40 nm 22 nm

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 106.75W
Nvidia Tegra 3 (T30)
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