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AMD Phenom X3 8550 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentDesktop
FamilyAMD Phenom X3
Model number  ? 8550
CPU part numbersHD8550WCJ3BGH is an OEM/tray microprocessor
HD8550WCGHBOX is a boxed microprocessor
Stepping codeJAAAB AA
Frequency  ? 2200 MHz
Bus speed  ? 533 MHz Memory controller
One 1800 MHz 16-bit HyperTransport link
Clock multiplier  ? 11
Package940-pin organic micro-PGA
SocketsSocket AM2
Socket AM2+
Introduction dateAug 15, 2008
 
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureK10
Processor core  ? Toliman
Core stepping  ? B3
Manufacturing process0.065 micron
Die size285mm2
Data width64 bit
The number of cores3
The number of threads3
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 3 x 64 KB 2-way associative instruction caches
3 x 64 KB 2-way associative data caches
Level 2 cache size  ? 3 x 512 KB 16-way set associative caches
Level 3 cache size2 MB 32-way set associative shared cache
MultiprocessingUniprocessor
Features
  • MMX instructions
  • 3DNow! technology
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4a  ? 
  • ABM / Advanced Bit Manipulation  ? 
  • AMD64 / AMD 64-bit technology  ? 
  • AMD-V / AMD Virtualization technology
  • EVP / Enhanced Virus Protection  ? 
Low power features
  • Cool'n'Quiet 2.0
  • CoolCore technology  ? 
  • Independent Dynamic Core Technology  ? 
  • Dual Dynamic Power Management  ? 
  • Core C1 and C1E states
  • Package S1, S3, S4 and S5 states
 
Integrated peripherals / components
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Channel width (bits): 72
    Supported memory: DDR2-1066
    DIMMs per channel: up to 2
    Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s): 17.1
Other peripheralsHyperTransport 3 technology
 
Electrical / Thermal parameters
V core  ? 1.2V - 1.25V
V NorthBridge1.25V
Maximum operating temperature  ? 55°C - 71°C
Thermal Design Power  ? 95 Watt
 
Notes on AMD HD8550WCJ3BGH
  • On socket AM2+ platforms in the minimum performance state the processor runs at 1100 MHz / 1.05 Volt core voltage, and has TDP 55.1 Watt
  • On socket AM2 platforms in the minimum performance state the processor runs at 1100 MHz / 1.2 - 1.25 Volt core voltage, and has TDP 73.2 Watt

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Manufacturer:AMD
CPU Family:Phenom X3
Model Number:8550
Frequency:2200 MHz
Part number:
HD8550WCJ3BGH
Stepping Code:
Comment:
Submitted by:
General information
Vendor:AuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS):AMD Phenom(tm) 8550 Triple-Core Processor
Cores:3
Logical processors:3
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
Core stepping:DR-B3
CPUID signature:100F23
Family:16 (010h)
Model: 2 (02h)
Stepping: 3 (03h)

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2 L3
Size: 3 x 64 KB 3 x 64 KB 3 x 512 KB 2 MB
Associativity: 2-way set
associative
2-way set
associative
16-way set
associative
32-way set
associative
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Lines per tag: 1 1 1 1
 
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
MMX Advanced Bit manipulation
AMD extensions to MMX CLFLUSH
3DNow! CMOV
Extensions to 3DNow! CMPXCHG16B
SSE CMPXCHG8B
SSE2 FXSAVE/FXRSTORE
SSE3 MONITOR/MWAIT
SSE4A POPCNT
  PREFETCH/PREFETCHW
  RDTSCP
  SYSCALL/SYSRET
  SYSENTER/SYSEXIT
 
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 1 GB large page support
64-bit / Intel 64 100MHz multiplier control
NX bit/XD-bit 128-bit SSE instructions
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization) 36-bit page-size extensions
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet Advanced programmable interrupt controller
  Core multi-processing legacy mode
  Debugging extensions
  Extended APIC space
  Hardware P-state control
  Hardware thermal control
  Instruction based sampling
  LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  LBR virtualization
  LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Misaligned SSE mode
  Model-specific registers
  Nested page tables
  OS visible workaround
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Physical address extensions
  SVM lock
  Software thermal control
  Support for NRIP save
  THERMTRIP
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Temperature sensor
  Time stamp counter
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements

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