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Core i3-550 vs Celeron J3455


Description
The i3-550 is based on Westmere architecture while the J3455 is based on Goldmont.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the i3-550 gets a score of 41.5 k points while the J3455 gets 47.3 k points.

Summarizing, the J3455 is 1.1 times faster than the i3-550 . To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
20655
506c9
Core
Clarkdale
Apollo Lake
Architecture
Base frecuency
3.2 GHz
1.5 GHz
Boost frecuency
3.2 GHz
2.3 GHz
Socket
LGA 1156
BGA1296
Cores/Threads
2/2
4/4
TDP
73 W
10 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
32+32 kB
4x32+4x24 kB
Cache L2
256 kB
2x1024 kB
Cache L3
4096 kB
0 kB
Date
May 2010
August 2016

SSE3 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode I (SSE) is optimized for the use of SIMD instructions with 128 bits register and the SSE set up to version 3. Nearly every modern CPU has support for this mode.
Monothread
i3-550
J3455
Test#1 (Integers)
7919
6023 (-23.94%)
Test#2 (FP)
5373
3490 (-35.05%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
3181
2006 (-36.92%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2720
1465 (-46.13%)
TOTAL
19192
12984 (-32.35%)

Multithread

i3-550

J3455
Test#1 (Integers)
17202
23697 (37.75%)
Test#2 (FP)
12718
13752 (8.13%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
8714
7801 (-10.47%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2861
2087 (-27.07%)
TOTAL
41495
47337 (14.08%)

Performance/W
i3-550
J3455
Test#1 (Integers)
236 points/W
2370 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
174 points/W
1375 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
119 points/W
780 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
39 points/W
209 points/W
TOTAL
568 points/W
4734 points/W

Performance/GHz
i3-550
J3455
Test#1 (Integers)
2475 points/GHz
2619 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
1679 points/GHz
1517 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
994 points/GHz
872 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
850 points/GHz
637 points/GHz
TOTAL
5998 points/GHz
5645 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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