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Intel Atom Z550

The Intel Atom Z550 is a power saving netbook / MID single-core processor. Compared to the Atom N-series, the Z-series supports Virtualization in hardware and got the Idle States and Demand Based Switching functions. Therefore, the Z-Series also has a lower TDP rating.

The Atom core was designed for a low power consumption and cheap production. The downside is the relative low performance per Watt (due to the in-order execution) compared to similar clocked Celeron processors, e.g.. Still the integrated Hyper-Threading (the operating system sees the CPU as a dual core CPU) decreases the penalty of the in-order execution a bit.

SeriesIntel Atom
CodenameSilverthorne
Series: Atom Silverthorne
Intel Atom Z560 compare2130 MHz1 / 2
» Intel Atom Z5502000 MHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z540 compare1830 MHz1 / 2
Intel Atom 230 compare1600 MHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z530 compare1600 MHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z520 compare1333 MHz1 / 2
Intel Atom Z510 compare1100 MHz1 / 1
Intel Atom Z500 compare800 MHz1 / 1
Clock Rate2000 MHz
Front Side Bus533
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Number of Cores / Threads1 / 2
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)2.4 Watt
Transistor Count47 Million
Manufacturing Technology45 nm
Die Size26 mm2
SocketPBGA441
FeaturesMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, HHT, Hyperthreading
Announcement Date09/01/2009
Product Link (external)Intel Atom Z550

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
657 points (7%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
980 points (2%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
3625 s (43%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
102 s (21%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
82 s (18%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
1506 Points (9%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
2.7 Points (39%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Intel Atom Z550 processor

Sony Vaio VGN-P35GK/W (Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, 8")
» Sony Vaio VGN-P35GK/W - External Review

Sony Vaio VPC-X115KX/N (Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, 11.1")
» Sony Vaio VPC-X115KX/N - External Review

Sony Vaio VPC-X11Z1E/X (Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, 11.1")
» Sony Vaio VPC-X11Z1E/X - External Review

Sony Vaio VPC-X13D7E/B (Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, 11.1")
» Review Sony Vaio VPC-X13D7E/B Subnotebook - Review
» Sony Vaio X - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Atom

» Intel Atom Z3795
   4x 1.59 GHz - 2.39 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3785
   4x 1.49 GHz - 2.41 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3775
   4x 1.46 GHz - 2.39 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3775D
   4x 1.49 GHz - 2.41 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3770
   4x 1.46 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3770D
   4x 1.5 GHz - 2.41 GHz
» Intel Atom x7-E3950
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Atom E3845
   4x 1.91 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3580
   4x 2.33 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3736F
   4x 1.33 GHz - 2.16 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3736G
   4x 1.33 GHz - 2.16 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3745
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.86 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3745D
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3740
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.86 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3740D
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3735D
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3735E
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3735F
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3735G
   4x 1.33 GHz - 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3680
   2x 1.33 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3680D
   2x 1.33 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3570
   4x 2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3560
   4x 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3480
   2x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Atom x3-C3440
   4x 1.2 GHz - 1.4 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3530
   4x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom D2700
   2x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Atom x3-C3230RK
   4x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Atom E3827
   2x 1.75 GHz
» Intel Atom N2850
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z3460
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom D2560
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Atom D2550
   2x 1.87 GHz
» Intel Atom N2800
   2x 1.86 GHz
» Intel Atom E3826
   2x 1.46 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2760
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Atom D525
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Atom N2650
   2x 1.73 GHz
» Intel Atom E3825
   2x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom E3805
   2x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom N570
   2x 1.66 GHz
» Intel Atom N2600
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom 330
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom N550
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Atom D2500
   2x 1.87 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2580
   2x 1.3 GHz - 2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2560
   2x 0.93 GHz - 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom Z560
   1x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Atom Z550
   1x 2 GHz
» Intel Atom x3-C3130
   2x 1 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2480
   1x 2 GHz
» Intel Atom E3815
   1x 1.46 GHz
» Intel Atom N475
   1x 1.86 GHz
» Intel Atom N470
   1x 1.86 GHz
» Intel Atom Z540
   1x 1.83 GHz
» Intel Atom N455
   1x 1.66 GHz
» Intel Atom N450
   1x 1.66 GHz
» Intel Atom N280
   1x 1.66 GHz
» Intel Atom 230
   1x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom Z530
   1x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom N270
   1x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom Z670
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2460
   1x 1.3 GHz - 1.6 GHz
» Intel Atom N435
   1x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom N435
   1x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom Z520
   1x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2420
   1x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Atom Z510
   1x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Atom Z2000
   1x 1 GHz
» Intel Atom Z500
   1x 0.8 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Atom Z2560
   2x 0.93 GHz - 1.6 GHz
+ AMD Z-60
   2x 1 GHz
+ AMD Z-01
   2x 1 GHz
+ Intel Atom Z560
   1x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Atom Z550
   1x 2 GHz
- Apple A6
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom x3-C3130
   2x 1 GHz
- Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad
   4x 1.4 GHz
- NVIDIA Tegra 3
   4x 1.2 GHz - 1.3 GHz
- Apple S5
   2x
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)