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Intel Pentium 977

The Intel Pentium 977 is an Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) dual core processor for entry-level laptops. It is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture but many of the features like Turbo Boost, Virtualization (VT-x, VT-d), HyperThreading, AES or Trusted Execution are deactivated. The Pentium 977 integrates a graphics card called Intel HD Graphics that is based on the HD Graphics 2000 and clocked from 350 - 1000 MHz.

The performance of the Pentium 977 is a bit above a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU and therefore higher than a 1.3 GHz Pentium U5600.

The 17W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and memory controller and therefore the 957 is suited for small subnotebooks.

SeriesIntel Pentium
CodenameSandy Bridge
Clock Rate1400 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache2048 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)17 Watt
Manufacturing Technology32 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketBGA1023
FeaturesHD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller, Enhanced Speedstep, Thermal Monitoring, Execute Disable Bit
GPUIntel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (350 - 1000 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date04/01/2012
Product Link (external)Intel Pentium 977

Benchmarks

TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.048      avg: 0 (3%)     median: 0 (3%)     max: 0.048 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.088      avg: 0.1 (5%)     median: 0.1 (5%)     max: 0.088 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.108      avg: 0.1 (1%)     median: 0.1 (1%)     max: 0.108 GB/s
WinRAR - Result
0% 100%
min: 1059      avg: 1059 (15%)     median: 1059 (15%)     max: 1059 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
0% 100%
min: 1616      avg: 1616 (19%)     median: 1616 (19%)     max: 1616 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
0% 100%
min: 56      avg: 56 (11%)     median: 56 (11%)     max: 56 seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU -
0% 100%
min: 1435      avg: 1435 (16%)     median: 1435 (16%)     max: 1435 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 0.56      avg: 0.6 (28%)     median: 0.6 (28%)     max: 0.56 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 1.08      avg: 1.1 (6%)     median: 1.1 (6%)     max: 1.08 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 2285      avg: 2288.5 (27%)     median: 2288.5 (27%)     max: 2292 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 4320      avg: 4335.5 (12%)     median: 4335.5 (12%)     max: 4351 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
0% 100%
min: 27      avg: 27 (6%)     median: 27 (6%)     max: 27 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
0% 100%
min: 61      avg: 61 (3%)     median: 61 (3%)     max: 61 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
0% 100%
min: 1400      avg: 1400 (0%)     median: 1400 (0%)     max: 1400 Seconds
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
0% 100%
min: 4.7      avg: 4.7 (60%)     median: 4.7 (60%)     max: 4.7 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

#0 Did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old +0.001s ... 0.001s

#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00015139579772949s +0.456s ... 0.457s

#2 return log +0s ... 0.458s

Reviews for the Intel Pentium 977 processor

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZU5FGE (Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), 11.6")
» Review Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZU5FGE Subnotebook - Review
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130 NZU5FGE - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Pentium

» Intel Pentium 3560M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2030M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3550M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2020M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B980
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B970
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B960
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3805U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B950
   2.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6300
   2.27 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium 2127U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium B940
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3558U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3556U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2117U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6200
   2.13 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium P6100
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium N3540
   2.16 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium P6000
   1.86 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium J2900
   2.41 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3530
   2.16 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium J2850
   2.4 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3520
   2.17 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium N3510
   2 GHz / 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 997
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 987
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3561Y
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 3560Y
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2129Y
   1.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 977
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 967
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium U5600
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium 957
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium U5400
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Pentium SU2700
   1.3 GHz / 2 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-58
   1.9 GHz / 1 MB
- AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-56
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB
- Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1600
   1.66 GHz / 1 MB
- Intel Celeron Dual-Core T1500
   1.87 GHz / 0.5 MB
- Mediatek MT6795
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Pentium 977
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
+ Intel Celeron 877
   1.4 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Apple A7
   1.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 4096 KB
+ Intel Atom Z3570
   2 GHz / 2048 KB
+ AMD Athlon 64 X2 TK-57
   1.9 GHz / 512 KB
+ Intel Core Duo T2050
   1.6 GHz / 2048 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)