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Intel Core i5-3550 Processor Review

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Performance:
3DMark CPU Score:
6250
3DMark Ranking:
51. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$238
Socket:
LGA 1155
TDP:
77W
P3mark:
81 3DMarks / W

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Intel Core i5-3550 Processor compared to popular Processors

You can find a good value for money by comparing the money bar (green) with the performance bar (blue). The less the money bar covers from the performance bar, the better is the value for money.

3DMark11 Score
Price
Name Price 3DMark11
Score
0 13200
Intel Core i7-4930K $579 12790
Intel Core i7-4820K $320 11640
Intel Core i7-3930K $555 11210
Intel Core i7-3820 $326 10450
Intel Core i7-4790 $295 9340
Intel Core i7-4770K $305 9150
Intel Core i7-4771 $315 9150
Intel Core i7-4770 $300 8960
Intel Core i7-980X $629 8800
Intel Core i7-970 $650 8530
0 $750

Compare Intel Core i5-3550 Processor vs. processors with Similar Performance

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
AMD FX-9370
7420
$229 32
Intel Core i7-4930MX
7330
N/A
Intel Core i7-4900MQ
7160
$560 13
AMD FX-4350
7140
N/A
Intel Core i7-4800MQ
7070
$377 19
Intel Core i5-4690
6970
$215 32
Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition
6880
N/A
AMD FX-8350
6870
$160 43
Intel Core i5-4670K
6820
$235 29
Intel Core i5-4670
6820
$220 31
Intel Core i7-4700MQ
6810
N/A
Intel Core i7-4700HQ
6810
N/A
AMD FX-6350
6730
N/A
Intel Core i7-4712MQ
6730
N/A
Intel Core i7-4702MQ
6640
N/A
Intel Core i7-4702HQ
6640
N/A
Intel Core i7-960
6630
$390 17
Intel Core i7-3920XM Extreme Edition
6610
N/A
AMD FX-4300
6590
N/A
Intel Core i7-3840QM
6440
N/A
AMD FX-4170
6430
N/A
Intel Core i5-3570K
6420
$230 28
Intel Core i5-3570
6420
$210 31
Intel Core i5-4440
6390
$192 33
Intel Core i7-950
6350
$340 19
Intel Core i5-2550K
6350
$257 25
Intel Core i7-3820QM
6270
N/A
Intel Core i7-3740QM
6270
$650 10
Intel Core i5-3550
6250
$238 26
Intel Core i5-4430
6240
$179 35
Intel Core i5-2500K
6220
$480 13
Intel Core i5-2500
6220
$276 23
AMD FX-8320
6180
$150 41
AMD FX-6300
6180
N/A
Intel Core i7-875K
6110
$350 17
Intel Core i7-940
6100
N/A
Intel Core i7-870
6100
$252 24
Intel Core i7-3720QM
6090
$499 12
Intel Core i5-3470
6090
$189 32
AMD FX-6200
5990
$145 41
AMD FX-4130
5990
N/A
Intel Core i5-2400
5970
$211 28
Intel Core i5-3450
5920
$219 27
AMD FX-8300
5900
N/A
Intel Core i5-2320
5850
$211 28
Intel Core i7-930
5850
$300 19
Intel Core i7-860
5850
$295 20
AMD FX-4100
5770
$650 9
AMD FX-8150
5770
$750 8
Intel Core i7-3630QM
5750
$320 18
Intel Core i7-3635QM
5750
N/A
Intel Core i7-3940XM
5750
N/A
Intel Core i7-4600U
5740
N/A
Intel Core i5-2310
5730
N/A
Intel Xeon E5450
5720
$322 18
Intel Core i5-2300
5600
N/A
Intel Core i7-920
5590
$285 20
Intel Core i7-3610QM
5570
$306 18
Intel Core i7-4500U
5480
$500 11
AMD FX-6100
5440
$130 42
Intel Core i7-3520M
5400
N/A
Intel Core i7-3632QM
5400
N/A
Intel Core i7-3612QM
5230
$453 12
AMD FX-8120
5220
$284 18
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
5200
N/A
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
5090
N/A
Intel Core i7-2760QM
5060
N/A

Compare Intel Core i5-3550 Processor vs. processors with Similar Price

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
Intel Core i7-3770
7880
$296 27
Intel Core i7-860
5850
$295 20
Intel Core i7-4790
9340
$295 32
Intel Core i7-920
5590
$285 20
AMD FX-8120
5220
$284 18
Intel Core i5-2500
6220
$276 23
Intel Core i5-2550K
6350
$257 25
Intel Core i7-870
6100
$252 24
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650
4140
$249 17
Intel Core i5-3350P
4110
$247 17
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400
3330
$239 14
Intel Core i5-3550
6250
$238 26
Intel Core i5-4670K
6820
$235 29
Intel Core i5-3570K
6420
$230 28
AMD FX-9370
7420
$229 32
Intel Core i7-2670QM
4710
$228 21
Intel Core i5-4670
6820
$220 31
Intel Core i7-720QM
3370
$220 15
Intel Core i5-3450
5920
$219 27
Intel Core i5-4690
6970
$215 32
Intel Core i5-2400
5970
$211 28
Intel Core i5-2320
5850
$211 28
Intel Core i5-3570
6420
$210 31
Intel Core i5-4570
4270
$196 22
Intel Core i5-4440
6390
$192 33
Intel Core i5-3470
6090
$189 32
Intel Core i5-760
4760
$189 25
Intel Core i5-3330
3950
$180 22
Intel Core i3-540
3050
$180 17
Intel Core i5-4430
6240
$179 35

Most common PC setup for Intel Core i5-3550 Processor

Graphics Card
AMD Radeon HD 7850
Processor
Intel Core i5-3550 Processor
Motherboard
ASRock B75M

People who bought Intel Core i5-3550 Processor also bought

Rank Graphics Cards Price 3DMark CPU/GPU score
1. AMD Radeon HD 7850 N/A
2. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 N/A
3. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 N/A
4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 N/A
5. AMD Radeon R9 280X N/A
Rank Motherboards Price Socket Chipset Form Factor
1. ASRock B75M N/A
2. MSI Z77 MPower (MS-7751) N/A
3. Gigabyte H61M-S1 N/A
4. ASRock Z77 Pro3 N/A LGA 1155 Intel Z77 ATX
5. MSI Z77A-GD55 (MS-7751) N/A LGA 1155 Intel Z77 ATX

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