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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
PassMark Score 319 318
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.

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