HiSilicon Kirin 655 vs Intel Celeron N3350

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


CPU lineage

HiSilicon Kirin 655 or HiSilicon Kirin 655 – which processor offers superior performance? In this comparison, we examine disparities and assess which of these two CPUs outperforms the other. We delve into technical specifications and benchmark outcomes.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q2/2016 and belongs to the 4 generation of the HiSilicon Kirin series.
The Intel Celeron N3350 features 2 processor cores and has the capability to manage 2 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q3/2016 and belongs to the 8 generation of the Intel Celeron series.
To use the Intel Celeron N3350, you'll need a motherboard with a BGA 1296 socket.
Mobile Segment Mobile
4 Generation 8
HiSilicon Kirin Family Intel Celeron
HiSilicon Kirin 655 Name Intel Celeron N3350
HiSilicon Kirin 650 Group Intel Celeron J3000/N3000

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.12 GHz.
The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.
Processors with hybrid (big.LITTLE) architecture strike a balance between performance and power efficiency, making them ideal for mobile devices.
The Intel Celeron N3350 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the Intel Celeron N3350 is 1.1 GHz
and turbo frequency for one core is 2.4 GHz.
8 CPU Cores 2
8 Threads 2
1.7 GHz B-Core Frequency None
None None 2x
None None 1.1 GHz
No Hyperthreading No
None None 2.4 GHz
None None 2.4 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 Cores B None
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
4x Cortex-A53 Cores A None
No Overclocking No
2.12 GHz A-Core Frequency None

Internal Graphics

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the HiSilicon Kirin 655 uses the ARM Mali-T830 MP2, which has 32 texture shaders
and 2 execution units.
The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.
The Intel Celeron N3350 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the Intel Celeron N3350 uses the Intel HD Graphics 500, which has 96 texture shaders
and 12 execution units.
2 Execution units 12
Midgard 4 Generation 9
ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU name Intel HD Graphics 500
0 bytes Max. GPU Memory 8.0 GB
28 nm Technology 14 nm
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.65 GHz
0.9 GHz GPU frequency 0.2 GHz
11 Direct X 12
32 Shaders 96
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Q4/2015 Release date Q3/2016

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.
No AV1 No
Decode h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode JPEG Decode / Encode
No VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No AVC Decode / Encode
No VP9 Decode

Memory & PCIe

The processor supports a maximum memory capacity of 8.0 GB distributed across 2 memory channels. It offers a peak memory bandwidth of 29.9 GB/s. Both the type and quantity of memory can have a substantial impact on the overall system performance.
LPDDR3-933 Memory type DDR3L-1866, LPDDR3-1866, LPDDR4-2400
pci PCIe pci
2 Memory channels 2
0 bytes Max. Memory 8.0 GB
-- Bandwidth 29.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

TDP indicates the cooling solution needed to effectively manage the processor's heat. It generally provides an approximate indication of the actual power consumption of the CPU itself.
The processor has a thermal design power (TDP) of 6 W watts.
None TDP down 4 W
-- Tjunction max 105 °C
None TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W

Technical details

The HiSilicon Kirin 655 is manufactured using a 16 nm process.
A smaller manufacturing process indicates a more contemporary and energy-efficient CPU.
A substantial cache can significantly enhance the processor's performance, particularly in scenarios like gaming.
The Intel Celeron N3350 is manufactured using a 14 nm process.
In total, this processor boasts a generous 2.0 MB cache.
0 bytes L2-Cache 0 bytes
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
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0 bytes L3-Cache 2.0 MB
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Socket BGA 1296
Q2/2016 Release date Q3/2016
16 nm Technology 14 nm
Cortex-A53 / Cortex-A53 Architecture Braswell
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Technical data sheet Documents Technical data sheet
Android Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
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