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Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz 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 Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 73 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 4 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 550 @ 3.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 550 @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i3 CPU 550 @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 9.50

Overall Rank: 2499

Last Price Change: $167.95 USD (2022-08-06)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1595

Single Thread Rating: 1341
Samples: 1281*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,807
Thread: 1,321

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math8,507 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,664 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption295.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression34.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics185 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions913 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,341 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$167.95 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$229.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
As of 1st of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
1,595
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core i3-550
1,511 (-5.3%)
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-550
1,933 (+21.2%)
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-550
1,714 (+7.4%)
Intel Core i3-560 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core i3-550
1,709 (+7.2%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs Intel Core i3-550
1,682 (+5.4%)
AMD Phenom II X4 805 vs Intel Core i3-550
1,931 (+21.0%)
AMD Athlon 5350 APU vs Intel Core i3-550
1,751 (+9.8%)
AMD Phenom II X3 710 vs Intel Core i3-550
1,551 (-2.8%)
AMD Phenom II X3 705e vs Intel Core i3-550
1,222 (-23.4%)
Intel Pentium E6700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i3-550
1,210 (-24.1%)
AMD Athlon II X3 440 vs Intel Core i3-550
1,729 (+8.4%)
AMD Phenom II X2 565 vs Intel Core i3-550
1,405 (-11.9%)


Is the Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,693
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,667
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,083
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,762
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,685
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,553
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,507
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,484
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,238
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,214
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,005
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,825
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz
705