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Intel Pentium 977 vs Intel Pentium B950 vs Intel Pentium B980

Intel Pentium 977

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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.

Intel Pentium B950

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The Intel Pentium B950 is a dual core processor for entry-level laptops. It is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture but many of the features like Turbo Boost for the CPU part, HyperThreading, AES, Virtualization (VT-x and VT-d), Trusted Execution or Intel Quick Sync are deactivated. The Pentium B940 integrates a graphics card called Intel HD Graphics that is based on the HD Graphics 2000 clocked at 650 / 1100 (with Turbo Boost).

The performance of the Pentium B950 should be faster than a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU like the Intel Pentium P6200 due to the architectural changes in the core.

The 35W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and memory controller.

Intel Pentium B980

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The Intel Pentium B980 is a dual core processor for entry-level laptops. It is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture but many of the features like Turbo Boost for the CPU part, HyperThreading, AES, Virtualization (VT-x and VT-d), Trusted Execution or Intel Quick Sync are deactivated. The Pentium B980 integrates a graphics card called Intel HD Graphics that is based on the desktop HD Graphics 2000 clocked at 650 / 1150 (with Turbo Boost).

The performance of the Pentium B980 should be clearly faster than a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU. Due to the high clock speed, the missing HyperThreading and smaller last level cache should be equalized and therefore, the performance should be similar to a Intel Core i3-2310M with 2.1 GHz.

The 35W TDP rating includes the integrated GPU and DDR3-1333 memory controller.

ModelIntel Pentium 977Intel Pentium B950Intel Pentium B980
SeriesIntel PentiumIntel PentiumIntel Pentium
CodenameSandy BridgeSandy BridgeSandy Bridge
Series: Pentium Sandy Bridge
Intel Pentium B9802.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9702.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9602.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9502.1 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9402 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9971.6 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9871.5 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium 9771.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9671.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9571.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9802.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9702.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9602.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium B9502.1 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9402 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9971.6 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9871.5 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9771.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9671.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9571.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
» Intel Pentium B9802.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9702.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9602.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9502.1 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B9402 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9971.6 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9871.5 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9771.4 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9671.3 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 9571.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Clock1400 MHz2100 MHz2400 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache2 MB2 MB2 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP17 Watt35 Watt35 Watt
Technology32 nm32 nm32 nm
max. Temp.100 °C85 °C85 °C
SocketBGA1023rPGA988BrPGA988B
FeaturesHD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller, Enhanced Speedstep, Thermal Monitoring, Execute Disable BitHD Graphics, DDR3 Memory ControllerHD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller
iGPUIntel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (350 - 1000 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (650 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (650 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Pentium 977Intel Pentium B950
Transistors624 Million624 Million
Die Size149 mm2149 mm2
$125 U.S.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
977 +
1.1 Points (2%)
151%
B950 +
1.6 Points (2%)
169%
B980 +
min: 1.79     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (3%)     max: 1.85 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 977 +
0.6 Points (2%)
167%
1 B980 +
min: 0.88     avg: 0.9     median: 0.9 (3%)     max: 0.95 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 B950 +
min: 2694     avg: 2720     median: 2730 (22%)     max: 2735 Points
114%
1 B980 +
min: 3054     avg: 3098     median: 3109 (25%)     max: 3118 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 B950 +
min: 5187     avg: 5247     median: 5255 (6%)     max: 5300 Points
112%
1 B980 +
min: 5027     avg: 5715     median: 5878.5 (7%)     max: 6075 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
977 +
min: 4320     avg: 4336     median: 4335.5 (3%)     max: 4351 Points
150%
B950 +
min: 6459     avg: 6506     median: 6505.5 (5%)     max: 6552 Points
168%
B980 +
min: 7167     avg: 7278     median: 7304 (6%)     max: 7337 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
977 +
min: 2285     avg: 2289     median: 2288.5 (12%)     max: 2292 Points
147%
B950 +
min: 3327     avg: 3364     median: 3364 (18%)     max: 3401 Points
167%
B980 +
min: 3802     avg: 3835     median: 3825.5 (21%)     max: 3885 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
977 +
1616 s (19%)
108%
B950 +
min: 1072     avg: 1100     median: 1078 (13%)     max: 1149 s
108%
B980 +
min: 1028     avg: 1044     median: 1037 (12%)     max: 1072 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
977 +
56 s (11%)
105%
B950 +
min: 33.7     avg: 34.8     median: 34.3 (7%)     max: 36.52 s
105%
B980 +
min: 32.43     avg: 33     median: 32.9 (7%)     max: 33.67 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
977 +
1059 Points (6%)
126%
B950 +
1333 Points (8%)
136%
B980 +
1435 Points (8%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 B950 +
8.9 fps (3%)
112%
1 B980 +
10 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 B950 +
50 fps (12%)
110%
1 B980 +
55 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
977 +
0 GB/s (0%)
148%
B950 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
171%
B980 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
977 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
144%
B950 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
165%
B980 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
977 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
147%
B950 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
169%
B980 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
977 +
1435 Points (3%)
149%
B950 +
min: 2109     avg: 2133     median: 2145 (5%)     max: 2146 Points
172%
B980 +
min: 2424     avg: 2453     median: 2462.5 (5%)     max: 2464 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
977 +
27 s (6%)
102%
B950 +
min: 18.81     avg: 19     median: 18.9 (4%)     max: 19.14 s
102%
B980 +
min: 16.64     avg: 16.9     median: 16.9 (4%)     max: 17.26 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
977 +
61 s (3%)
101%
B950 +
min: 42.12     avg: 42.7     median: 42.6 (2%)     max: 43.17 s
101%
B980 +
min: 37.02     avg: 38     median: 38 (2%)     max: 38.97 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
977 +
1400 s (6%)
102%
B950 +
min: 956     avg: 969     median: 968.5 (4%)     max: 981 s
103%
B980 +
min: 853     avg: 867     median: 863 (4%)     max: 886 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 B950 +
25560 MIPS (12%)
115%
1 B980 +
min: 26000     avg: 30567     median: 29400 (14%)     max: 36300 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 B950 +
15000 MFLOPS (12%)
116%
1 B980 +
min: 17290     avg: 17370     median: 17390 (13%)     max: 17430 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
977 +
4.7 Points (60%)
126%
B950 +
5.9 Points (76%)
130%
B980 +
6.1 Points (78%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
977 +
3557 Points (3%)
143%
B950 +
min: 4957     avg: 5084     median: 5083.5 (5%)     max: 5210 Points
160%
B980 +
min: 5597     avg: 5678     median: 5699.5 (5%)     max: 5717 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 B980 +
min: 2196     avg: 2204     median: 2203.5 (6%)     max: 2211 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 B950 +
15557 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 B950 +
1379 Points (3%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 B950 +
5976 Points (48%)
65%
1 B980 +
3855 Points (31%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 B950 +
4938 Points (45%)
76%
1 B980 +
3745 Points (34%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 B950 +
3490 Points (7%)
109%
1 B980 +
3798 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 B950 +
3187 Points (6%)
114%
1 B980 +
3624 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 B950 +
3922 Points (10%)
95%
1 B980 +
3732 Points (10%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium 977 → 100% n=15

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium B950 → 130% n=15

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium B980 → 142% n=15

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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