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Intel Core i3-550 3.2GHz

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Core i3-550 3.2GHz Performance Specification
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3.2 GHz
2 cores
4 threads
Clarkdale
73W
32nm
LGA 1156/Socket H
64 Bit
73°C
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16GB
Core i3-550 3.2GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i3-550 3.2GHz is a middle-class CPU based on the 32nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (4 Logical), clocked at 3.2GHz and 4MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and HyperThreading are activated.


The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel HD i3 550, with 12 Execution Units, clocked at 733MHz, which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 73W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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Release period
30-May-2010
Core i3-550 3.2GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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11GB
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Red Dead Redemption 2 63% 175%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 45% 104%
Cyberpunk 2077 104% 134%
Halo: Reach 0% 14%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 25% 204%
Detroit: Become Human 81% 135%
Borderlands 3 119% 175%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 104% 199%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 63% 157%
FIFA 20 14% 97%
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Can i over clock this CPU?

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Mine CPU Better Than This Only 1% :D

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but it says to me its -45%

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i upgraded my cpu

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what kind of GFX will work best with this CPU?

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well i need a good GFX with this good CPU :D can any one tell me what is good GFX for me ?

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Will this bottleneck a HD 5770?

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Nope it won't. that'd be pretty balanced actually :)

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Thanks bud! =DD

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can my motherboard support that cpu ????

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Nope. :( Here is a list that shows processor that supports your motherboard. ;)

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ok thanks

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Anytime. ;)

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WHAT THE FIRETRUCK?! I have a 3-core AMD Athlon II X3 450 3.2GHz and this dual core i3 is 5% more powerful?

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the i3 series feature hyper-threading, maybe this is the reason

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Yeah, 4 threads versus AMDs 3 :)

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Cool!

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Currently have mine Overclocked to 4.3GHz with no loss of stability at all and being cooled by a reasonable Artic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev .

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