Intel Atom N450 Vs Atom N455 Difference
Intel Atom N450 Vs Atom N455 by Starred Reviews
The Intel Atom N450 and the Atom N455 has same clock frequencies ( You may have been tempted to think that Atom N455 is clocked higher – it is not). The Atom N455 supports DDR3 in addition to the DDR2. The N450 supports only N450.
The two processors have integrated memory controller. The processor communicates to the memory directly.
Atom N450 Vs Atom N455 Features List
|Feature||Atom N450||Atom N455|
|Core Frequency||1.66 GHz||1.66 GHz|
|No. Of Cores||1 ( 2 Hyperthreads)||1 ( 2 Hyperthreads)|
|Cache Organization||512 KB L2 Cache||512 KB L2 Cache|
|Turbo Frequency||No Turbo||No Turbo|
|TDP Rating||5.5 Watts||5.5 Watts|
|64 Bit Support||Y||Y|
|Lithography||45 nm||45 nm|
|Integrated Memory Controller||DDR2-667||DDR2/3|
|Integrated Graphics||Yes, integrated GMA 3150||Yes, integrated GMA 3150|
Table : Atom N450 Vs Atom N455 Benchmarking Comparison
|Benchmarks||Atom N450||Atom N455|
|Super Pi 2M (Lower in better)||208 seconds||210 seconds|
|3D Mark 06 CPU||490||470|
|Windows 7 Experience Score||2.3||2.3|
Some more details of Atom N450
The Atom N450 is a low power processor designed for mobility and high battery life. The netbooks and notebooks are useful only for basic tasks including surfing, emails, spreadsheet. The Intel atom N450 has two more features worth mentioning – the first is the Integrated graphics using GMA3150 and the second is the Hyperthreading. The integrated graphics is not a high end graphics for gaming – it was not intended for that purpose. However, the integrated graphics does simplify the motherboard design and keeps the system cost and power consumption low while giving out decent graphics output.
Some more details of Atom N455
The Atom N455 has all the specifications same as the Atom N450, but also supports DDR3 memory in addition to the DDR2.