Intel Pentium 997

Intel 997

The Intel Pentium 997 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 997 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 997 is somewhat higher than a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU. The Core i3-2357M offers less clock speed but features HyperThreading and a 3MB Last Level Cache.

The 17W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and memory controller and therefore the 987 is suited for small subnotebooks.

SeriesIntel Pentium
CodenameSandy Bridge
Clock Rate1600 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
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price $134 U.S.
Announcement Date10/01/2012
Product Link (external)Intel Pentium 997

CPU Benchmarks

No benchmarks for this CPU found (yet).

Reviews for the Intel Pentium 997 processor

Acer Aspire V5-431P-997B4G50Mass (Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics, 14.0")
» Acer Aspire V5-431P-997B4G50Mass - External Review

Dell Inspiron 15 3521-4613 (Intel HD Graphics 2000, 15.6")
» Dell Inspiron 15 3521-4613 - External Review

Lenovo IdeaPad S400-MAY8PUK (Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), 14.0")
» Lenovo IdeaPad S400-MAY8PUK - External Review

Samsung 370R5E-S06PL (AMD Radeon HD 8750M, 15.6")
» Samsung 370R5E-S06PL - 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 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 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 977
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 967
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
» Intel Pentium 2129Y
   1.1 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 A-Series A4-3320M
   2 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-85
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-84
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
- Intel Pentium Dual Core T3200
   2 GHz / 1 MB
- Intel Pentium Dual Core T2410
   2 GHz / 1 MB
» Intel Pentium 997
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
+ AMD A-Series A10 Micro-6700T
   2.2 GHz / 2048 KB
+ Intel Atom Z3740
   1.33 GHz / 2048 KB
+ Intel Atom Z3740D
   1.33 GHz / 2048 KB
+ AMD Athlon II P320
   2.1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Intel Celeron 1047UE
   1.4 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-09-18)