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Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz 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 i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 77 W

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

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3550 CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 14.23

Overall Rank: 1394

Last Price Change: $335.31 USD (2022-11-14)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4772

Single Thread Rating: 1995
Samples: 1254*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,205
Thread: 1,980

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math15,340 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math11,142 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers29 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,200 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression73.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics392 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,603 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,995 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of January 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$335.31 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,577
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,749
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,166
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,964
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,934
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,566
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,795
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,553
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,274
Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
4,772
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
187.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
131.34
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
92.61
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.96
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
39.33
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
27.71
Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
14.23
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,209
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,061
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,827
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,664
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
1,995
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1722979 - Jan 17 2023
4909
BL1714277 - Jan 07 2023
4987
BL1712372 - Jan 05 2023
5001
BL1703196 - Dec 24 2022
4667
BL1692670 - Dec 11 2022
5111
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
4,772
AMD FX-6200 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,072 (-14.7%)
Intel Core i5-3550S @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,560 (-4.4%)
Intel Core i5-6600T @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
5,641 (+18.2%)
Intel Core i5-4590S @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
5,122 (+7.3%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,950 (+3.7%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,911 (+2.9%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,677 (-2.0%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,463 (-6.5%)
Intel Core i5-4670T @ 2.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,311 (-9.6%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,252 (-10.9%)
Intel Core i5-3475S @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
4,214 (-11.7%)
Intel Core i5-3340S @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-3550
3,924 (-17.8%)


Is the Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,679
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,553
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,102
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,690
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,669
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,631
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,528
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,506
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,450
Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz
475