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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

AMD Phenom X3 8550AMD Athlon II X2 250
Price$169.951$38.95 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeAM2/AM2+AM3
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.2 GHz3.0 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedNot Supported
# of Physical Cores32
Max TDP95W65W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$11.86
First Seen on ChartQ2 2009Q2 2009
# of Samples711546
Single Thread Rating7431005
CPU Mark19291741
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CPU Mark Rating
As of 19th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,929
AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,741
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
20,194
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
17,183
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,979
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,930
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,143
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 19th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better value
AMD Phenom X3 8550
11.35
AMD Athlon II X2 250
44.71
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
40.80
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
47.08
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
85.76
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.52
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
41.05
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 19th of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD Phenom X3 8550
743
AMD Athlon II X2 250
1,005
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,895
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,819
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,185
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,698
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
AMD Phenom X3 8550AMD Athlon II X2 250
Max TDP95W65W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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