AMD A8-5550M
Top 43%264 points
Top 43%
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Top 95%
250 CPUs
5.33GHz - 10.67GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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semiconductor size
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thermal design power (TDP)
Has integrated graphics

AMD A8-5550M: 30 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 2.1GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
153
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
515MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
66
0

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
192KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

7. 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 Z650: 3W
61
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
60
0

9. 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: 2.50MB/core
56
0

10. 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.
3.10GHz
AMD FX-9590: 5GHz
53
0

11. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
11.10
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12
50
0

12. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-5550M
69% have it
47
0

13. 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
86% have it
43
0

14. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD A8-5550M
69% have it
42
0

15. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
0

16. 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 Xeon E3-1280 v6: 3
40
0

17. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
9% have it
38
0

18. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.20
AMD A10-7890K: 4.50
37
0

19. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A8-5550M
89% have it
34
0

20. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2
34
0

21. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
29% have it
33
0

22. 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
95% have it
32
0

23. height

35mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

24. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
720MHz
Intel Core i7-4930MX: 1350MHz
29
0

25. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
43% have it
29
0

26. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD A8-5550M
77% have it
29
0

27. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A8-5550M
97% have it
28
0

28. 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
62% have it
28
0

29. width

35mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
27
0

30. Turbo Core version

Higher versions of AMD's Turbo Core are more advanced, removing certain limitations and allowing several different turbo levels.
3
AMD Z-60: 400
26
0

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