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Intel Celeron N3350

The Intel Celeron N3350 is a dual-core SoC primarily for inexpensive notebooks and was announced mid 2016. It runs at 1.1 - 2.4 GHz (Single Core Burst, Multi-Core Burst max 2.3 GHz) and is based on the Apollo Lake platform. Similar to the Braswell predecessor, the chip is manufactured in a 14 nm process (P1273) with FinFETs. Besides two CPU cores, the chip also includes a DirectX 12 capable GPU as well as a DDR3L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4 memory controller (dual-channel, up to 1866/2400 MHz).

Architecture

For the first time in a couple of years, Intel completely reworked the CPU architecture of the Atom series. The manufacturer advertises performance gains of roughly 30 percent, but does not reveal any specifics about the individual changes. The new Goldmont architecture should therefore be roughly on par with AMD's Beema/Carrizo-L APUs in terms of per-MHz performance, but it still far behind the more expensive Core CPUs (like Skylake / Kaby Lake).

Performance

The CPU performance of the Celeron N3450 with 2 CPU cores and a clock between 1.1-2.4 GHz should depend a lot on the cooling solution. If the chip can maintain its Boost clock, the N3450 should be about 20-30 percent faster than the old N2840 (Braswell) and compete with an Celeron 2955U (Haswell, 2x 1.4 GHz). This means the processor is only suited for low demanding daily tasks (office, browsing).

GPU Performance

The HD Graphics 500 (Apollo Lake) is based on Intel's Gen9 architecture, which supports DirectX 12 and is also used for the Kaby Lake / Skylake graphics adapters (like HD Graphics 520). Equipped with 12 EUs and a clock of up to 650 MHz, the performance should be roughly on par with the older HD Graphics (Braswell). This means only older and simpler titles will run smoothly.

The chip also includes an advanced video engine with hardware support for the playback of VP9 and H.265 material (8-bit color-depth).

Power Consumption

Similar to the predecessor, Intel specifies the TDP with 6 Watts (SDP 4 Watts – Scenario Design Power). The chip can therefore be cooled passively in theory, but SKUs with fans are possible as well.

SeriesIntel Celeron
CodenameApollo Lake
Series: Celeron Apollo Lake
Intel Celeron N3450 compare1100 - 2200 MHz4 / 4
Intel Celeron J3355 compare2000 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
» Intel Celeron N33501100 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
Clock Rate1100 - 2400 MHz
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)6 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketFCBGA1296
FeaturesIntel HD Graphics 500 (12 EUs, 200 - 650 MHz), Quick Sync, AES-NI, max. 8 GB Dual-Channel DDR3L-1866/LPDDR3-1866/LPDDR4-2400 , 8x USB 3.0, 6x PCIe 2.0, 2x SATA 6.0 Gbit/s
GPUIntel HD Graphics 500 (200 - 650 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$107 U.S.
Announcement Date09/01/2016
Product Link (external)Intel Celeron Celeron N3350

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
14.9 pt (17%)
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Single Core)
min: 100     avg: 104     median: 103.5 (17%)     max: 107 Points
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Multi Core)
min: 151     avg: 171     median: 170.5 (2%)     max: 190 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 81     avg: 85.4     median: 85 (2%)     max: 92 Points
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 43     avg: 45.7     median: 46 (20%)     max: 48 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 1.07     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (3%)     max: 1.12 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 0.59     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (23%)     max: 0.6 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 1458     avg: 1570     median: 1490 (15%)     max: 1917 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 1775     avg: 2505     median: 2654 (4%)     max: 2787 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
min: 1224.8     avg: 1300     median: 1257.7 (15%)     max: 1417.7 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
min: 42.2     avg: 46.1     median: 45.5 (9%)     max: 50.6 seconds
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
min: 2692     avg: 2980     median: 2979.5 (3%)     max: 3267 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
min: 1653     avg: 1724     median: 1723.5 (11%)     max: 1794 MIPS
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
min: 0.63     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (2%)     max: 0.65 fps
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Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU *
min: 6274.6     avg: 6276     median: 6275.8 (44%)     max: 6277 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean *
min: 2.21     avg: 2.3     median: 2.3 (50%)     max: 2.433 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
min: 1624     avg: 1655     median: 1654.5 (11%)     max: 1685 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
min: 27.5     avg: 29.2     median: 27.5 (6%)     max: 32.5 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
min: 61.2     avg: 64.5     median: 61.2 (3%)     max: 71.1 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
min: 1515     avg: 1532     median: 1538.4 (7%)     max: 1542.7 Seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 1159     avg: 1294     median: 1333 (6%)     max: 1356 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 11556     avg: 12344     median: 12344 (8%)     max: 13132 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 11665     avg: 12042     median: 12041.5 (14%)     max: 12418 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 10653     avg: 12775     median: 13161.5 (15%)     max: 14698 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 941     avg: 986     median: 978.5 (2%)     max: 1029 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 1293     avg: 1412     median: 1412 (4%)     max: 1501 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 2409     avg: 2468     median: 2467.5 (4%)     max: 2526 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 1314     avg: 1328     median: 1327.5 (27%)     max: 1341 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 1464     avg: 1491     median: 1500 (24%)     max: 1510 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 2529     avg: 2589     median: 2589 (6%)     max: 2648 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 1374     avg: 1473     median: 1495 (24%)     max: 1529 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 2427     avg: 2599     median: 2619.5 (5%)     max: 2731 Points
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 310     avg: 320     median: 320 (20%)     max: 330 Points
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 591     avg: 606     median: 605.5 (5%)     max: 620 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 3108     avg: 3519     median: 3443 (6%)     max: 4230 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 255     avg: 370     median: 299.2 (3%)     max: 627.6 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 8457     avg: 9831     median: 9492.5 (18%)     max: 11461 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
8.1 Watt (2%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
6.7 Watt (2%)
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