Intel Pentium 3550M vs Intel Pentium 3560Y vs Intel Pentium 3558U

Intel Pentium 3550M

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The Intel Pentium 3550M is an inexpensive dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q4 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Each core offers a base speed of 2.3 GHz and does not support CPU Turbo Boost. Compared to other CPUs of the Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 series, many features like AES, AVX, Turbo Boost and Hyper-Threading have been disabled.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent.

Due to these changes, the performance should be similar to the Ivy Bridge-based and somewhat higher clocked Pentium 2030M. This provides sufficient power for typical office and multimedia purposes.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) offers 10 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it a bit faster than the old HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). Compared to the HD 4000 or HD 4600, however, the performance is much lower.

The Pentium 3550M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.  Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

Intel Pentium 3560Y

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The Intel Pentium 3560Y is an entry-level, ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for subnotebooks and tablets launched in Fall 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Compared to the Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs, many features like Turbo Boost, Hyper-Threading and AVX are disabled.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving performance per clock by almost 10 percent.

The performance of the Pentium 3560Y should be 10 - 15 percent higher compared to the Ivy Bridge-based Pentium 2129Y. The CPU has sufficient power for most office and multimedia purposes, but will struggle in more demanding applications.

The integrated HD Graphics (Haswell) offers 10 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 850 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge) at similar clock speeds. However, the HD Graphics (Haswell) is significantly slower than the HD Graphics 4400 and HD Graphics 5000 found on a number of other Haswell ULV models.

The Pentium 3560Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 W (SDP 6 W) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small subnotebooks or tablets.

Intel Pentium 3558U

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The Intel Pentium 3558U is an entry-level, ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz and was launched in Q1 2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Compared to the Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs, many features like Turbo Boost, Hyper-Threading, AVX and AES-NI are disabled. In contrast to the very similar Pentium 3556U, the 3558U supports Wireless Display (WiDi) and Quick Sync.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving performance per clock by almost 10 percent.

The performance of the Pentium 3558U is somewhere in range of the slightly higher clocked Pentium 2117U and 2127U, which are based on Ivy Bridge. The CPU has sufficient power for most office and multimedia purposes.

The integrated HD Graphics (Haswell) offers 10 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1000 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge). However, the HD Graphics (Haswell) is significantly slower than the HD Graphics 4400 and HD Graphics 5000 found on a number of other Haswell ULV models and won't handle most games as of 2014/2015.

The Pentium 3558U is rated at a TDP of 15 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small ultrabooks 11-inches or greater.

Intel Pentium 3550MIntel Pentium 3560YIntel Pentium 3558U
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: Pentium Haswell
Intel Pentium 3560M2.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium 3550M2.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3558U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3556U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3561Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3560Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3560M2.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3550M2.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3558U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3556U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3561Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium 3560Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3560M2.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3550M2.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium 3558U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3556U1.7 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3561Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3560Y1.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
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2 / 22 / 22 / 2
37 11.5 15
960
22 22 22
130 mm2
100 °C100 °C100 °C
rPGAFCBGA1168
HD Graphics (400 - 1100 MHz), SSE 4.1/4.2, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, VirtualizationHD Graphics (200 - 850 MHz), SSE 4.1/4.2, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics (200 - 1000 MHz), SSE 4.1/4.2, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Virtualization, Wireless Display, Quick Sync
iGPUIntel HD Graphics (Haswell) (400 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) (200 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) (200 - 1000 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$134 U.S.$161 U.S.
Intel Pentium 3550MIntel Pentium 3560YIntel Pentium 3558U

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 3558U +
129 Points (3%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3558U +
67 Points (25%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 3560Y +
1 Points (2%)
142%
1 3558U +
1.5 Points (3%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 3558U +
0.7 Points (24%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 3558U +
2510 (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 3558U +
4852 (8%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 3558U +
1451 s (17%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 3558U +
46.2 s (9%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 3558U +
1124 (7%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 3558U +
9.1 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 3558U +
48.9 fps (14%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 3558U +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 3558U +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 3558U +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 3558U +
1926 Points (11%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 3558U +
22.4 s (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 3558U +
49.5 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 3558U +
1084 s (5%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 3560Y +
1365 Points (6%)
131%
1 3558U +
1787 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 3558U +
13394 Points (9%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 3558U +
1202 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 3558U +
1627 Points (4%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 3558U +
4405 Points (36%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 3558U +
3624 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 3558U +
2756 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 3558U +
2851 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 3558U +
3127 Points (8%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 3558U +
2592 (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 3558U +
1468 (30%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 3558U +
1898 (29%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 3558U +
3016 (7%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 3558U +
1969 (27%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 3558U +
3230 (5%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 3558U +
4080 ms (7%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 3558U +
182 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 3558U +
7963 Points (13%)

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