AMD A8-5550M
AMD A8-5550M
Top 66%704 points
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AMD A8-5550M review: 30 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 2.1GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 12nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

6. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
515MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz

7. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
192KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB

8. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD A8-5550M
97% have it

9. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
35W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-5550M
56% have it

11. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.1GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz

12. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD A8-5550M
79% have it

14. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11.1
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 12.1

15. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD A8-5550M
88% have it

16. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A8-5550M
94% have it

17. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

18. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44

19. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A8-5550M
94% have it

20. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
11% have it

21. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.2
Intel Core i5-9600K: 4.5

22. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
95% have it

23. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
58% have it

24. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
AMD A8-5550M
79% have it

25. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
45% have it

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