Intel Celeron 2955U

Intel Celeron 2955U Benchmark

Intel Celeron 2955U Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 1 GHz 2 core Intel Celeron 2000 Series BGA 1168 CPU rating. Is the Celeron 2955U good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

5 %
Bad score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 1,298th out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
5 % 11 % 4 % 4 %
Bad Average Bad Bad

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CPU Comparison

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Clock Speed 1.4 GHz
Cores 2
Threads 2
PCIe Revision 2
PCIe Lanes 10
Socket BGA 1168
Family Celeron 2000 Series
Memory Type DDR3-1333
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory 16 GiB
Release Date 2013-08-01
Supports ECC Memory No
TDP 15 W

Intel Celeron 2955U

The Celeron 2955U is a 2 core CPU from Intel released in 2013. This chip has a bad overall score at 5% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is an average processor for gaming, with a score of 11%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Celeron 2955U scores 4% and 4% respectively. Indeed, this is a bad rating for very heavy workloads.

The Celeron 2955U has 2 cores and 2 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads. This Intel CPU has a clock speed of 1.4 GHz.

As for memory, the Celeron 2955U makes use of DDR3-1333 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. It can accommodate a maximum of 16 GiB of memory. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled. Error correcting memory is not supported on this processor.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 2. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs. It has a total of 10 PCIe lanes.

Power and thermals for the Intel Celeron 2955U CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 15 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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