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Intel Pentium 3558U

Intel 3558U

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.

SeriesIntel Pentium
CodenameHaswell
Series: Pentium Haswell
Intel Pentium 3560M compare2400 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3550M compare2300 MHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium 3558U1700 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3556U compare1700 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3561Y compare1200 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 3560Y compare1200 MHz2 / 22 MB
Clock Rate1700 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache2 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)15 Watt
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketFCBGA1168
FeaturesHD Graphics (200 - 1000 MHz), SSE 4.1/4.2, DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, Virtualization, Wireless Display, Quick Sync
GPUIntel HD Graphics (Haswell) (200 - 1000 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$161 U.S.
Announcement Date01/01/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Pentium 3558U

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Reviews for the Intel Pentium 3558U processor

Acer Extensa 2530-P86Y (Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), 15.6")
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HP 350 G1 F7Z01EA (Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), 15.6")
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Lenovo G70-70-80HW0069GE (Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), 17.3")
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Lenovo IdeaPad S4070 (Intel HD Graphics (Haswell), 14")
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Other CPUs of the series Pentium

» Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium 4405U
   2x 2.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3560M
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2030M
   2x 2.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3550M
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2020M
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3825U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B980
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 4405Y
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium B970
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium N4200
   4x 1.1 GHz - 2.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium B960
   2x 2.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3805U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B950
   2x 2.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6300
   2x 2.27 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2127U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B940
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3558U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3556U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2117U
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6200
   2x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6100
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3540
   4x 2.16 GHz - 2.66 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3710
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.56 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6000
   2x 1.86 GHz
» Intel Pentium J2900
   4x 2.41 GHz - 2.67 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3530
   4x 2.16 GHz - 2.58 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3700
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium J2850
   4x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3520
   4x 2.17 GHz - 2.42 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3510
   4x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 997
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Pentium 987
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3561Y
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3560Y
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2129Y
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium 977
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 967
   2x 1.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium U5600
   2x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Pentium 957
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium U5400
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium SU2700
   1x 1.3 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Pentium 2127U
   2x 1.9 GHz
+ Intel Pentium B940
   2x 2 GHz
+ Intel Celeron 1005M
   2x 1.9 GHz
+ AMD A4-7210
   4x 1.8 GHz - 2.2 GHz
+ AMD A6-3430MX
   4x 1.7 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3558U
   2x 1.7 GHz
- AMD A6-9225
   2x 2.6 GHz - 3 GHz
- AMD A6-9220
   2x 2.5 GHz - 2.9 GHz
- AMD A6-9220C
   2x 1.8 GHz - 2.7 GHz
- Intel Pentium 3556U
   2x 1.7 GHz
- Intel Pentium 2117U
   2x 1.8 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-10-29)