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AMD Phenom X3 8550

Price and performance details for the AMD Phenom X3 8550 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD Phenom X3 8550 Good for Gaming?

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AMD Phenom X3 8550

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM2/AM2+

Clockspeed: 2.2 GHz

Cores: 3 Threads: 3

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 3 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 3 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 3 x 512 KB
L3 Cache: 2 MB

Other names: AMD Phenom(tm) 8550 Triple-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 36.02

Overall Rank: 3458

Last Price Change: $29.95 USD (2022-03-23)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1079

Single Thread Rating: 835
Samples: 75*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,976
Thread: 776

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD Phenom X3 8550

Integer Math2,827 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,442 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers4 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,197 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption326.0 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression22,255 KBytes/Sec
Physics88 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions464 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread835 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD Phenom X3 8550

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of February 2024


Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of February 2024.

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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,421
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,357
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,917
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,353
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,384
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,079
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.25
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
AMD Phenom X3 8550
36.02
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
AMD Phenom X3 8550
835
Last 4 Baselines for AMD Phenom X3 8550
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1710608 - Jan 03 2023
1388
BL1535767 - Mar 19 2022
1052
BL5010506 - Jan 05 2022
1006
BL1391460 - Apr 06 2021
711
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD Phenom X3 8550
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,079
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,135 (+5.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 240 vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,032 (-4.4%)
AMD Athlon II X2 215 vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
961 (-10.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4700 @ 2.60GHz vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
862 (-20.1%)
AMD Athlon II X3 400e vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,320 (+22.4%)
AMD Phenom 9100e Quad-Core vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,279 (+18.5%)
Intel Pentium E5700 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,076 (-0.2%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,257 (+16.5%)
AMD Phenom 8650 Triple-Core vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,237 (+14.6%)
AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-Core vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,216 (+12.7%)
AMD Athlon II X2 250 vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,135 (+5.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 B24 vs AMD Phenom X3 8550
1,120 (+3.8%)

Is the AMD Phenom X3 8550 Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,411
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,177
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,027
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,798
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,534
AMD Phenom X3 8550
274