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Intel Pentium 997 vs Intel Pentium B960 vs Intel Pentium B970

Intel Pentium 997

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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.

Intel Pentium B960

► remove from comparison Intel B960

The Intel Pentium B960 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 B960 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 B960 should be faster than a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU. Therefore, the B960 should perform similar to the Core i3-330M with 2.13 GHz, HyperThreading and 3MB Cache.

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

Intel Pentium B970

► remove from comparison Intel B970

The Intel Pentium B970 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 B970 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 B970 should be faster than a similar clocked Arrandale Pentium CPU. Therefore, the B960 should perform about 10% better than a Pentium P6300.

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

ModelIntel Pentium 997Intel Pentium B960Intel Pentium B970
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
Clock1600 MHz2200 MHz2300 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 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$134 U.S.$125 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Pentium 997Intel Pentium B960Intel Pentium B970
Transistors624 Million624 Million
Die Size149 mm2149 mm2

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 B960 +
min: 1.45     avg: 1.6     median: 1.7 (3%)     max: 1.7 Points
104%
1 B970 +
min: 1.66     avg: 1.7     median: 1.8 (3%)     max: 1.78 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 B960 +
0.9 Points (25%)
98%
1 B970 +
0.8 Points (24%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 2759     avg: 2838     median: 2851 (25%)     max: 2869 Points
104%
1 B970 +
min: 2881     avg: 2943     median: 2954 (26%)     max: 2995 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 5019     avg: 5417     median: 5500 (8%)     max: 5550 Points
104%
1 B970 +
min: 5665     avg: 5726     median: 5697 (8%)     max: 5816 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 6083     avg: 6648     median: 6757.5 (6%)     max: 6815 Points
103%
1 B970 +
min: 6721     avg: 6925     median: 6989 (6%)     max: 7066 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 2563     avg: 3337     median: 3521 (21%)     max: 3542 Points
105%
1 B970 +
min: 3389     avg: 3589     median: 3681 (22%)     max: 3696 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 B960 +
min: 1025     avg: 1069     median: 1061 (13%)     max: 1129 s
100%
1 B970 +
min: 1070     avg: 1254     median: 1072 (13%)     max: 1621 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 B960 +
min: 32.18     avg: 33.7     median: 33.5 (7%)     max: 35.7 s
100%
1 B970 +
min: 34.61     avg: 39.6     median: 35.8 (7%)     max: 48.33 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 B960 +
min: 1354     avg: 1367     median: 1366.5 (8%)     max: 1379 Points
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 B960 +
9.2 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 B960 +
51.7 fps (14%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 B960 +
min: 0.074     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (3%)     max: 0.0758 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 B960 +
min: 0.127     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (3%)     max: 0.133 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 B960 +
min: 0.165     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (1%)     max: 0.172 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 B960 +
min: 2133     avg: 2215     median: 2231 (5%)     max: 2248 Points
104%
1 B970 +
min: 2306     avg: 2321     median: 2328 (5%)     max: 2329 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 B960 +
min: 17.97     avg: 18.3     median: 18 (4%)     max: 18.93 s
100%
1 B970 +
min: 17.6     avg: 17.7     median: 17.7 (4%)     max: 17.83 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 B960 +
min: 40.64     avg: 41.6     median: 41 (2%)     max: 43.78 s
100%
1 B970 +
min: 39.64     avg: 40.3     median: 40.5 (2%)     max: 40.78 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 B960 +
min: 917     avg: 937     median: 937 (4%)     max: 958 s
100%
1 B970 +
min: 894     avg: 904     median: 904 (4%)     max: 913 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 24750     avg: 28587     median: 27320 (13%)     max: 33690 MIPS
104%
1 B970 +
min: 28100     avg: 28285     median: 28285 (13%)     max: 28470 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 B960 +
min: 15880     avg: 15893     median: 15900 (12%)     max: 15900 MFLOPS
104%
1 B970 +
min: 16500     avg: 16505     median: 16505 (13%)     max: 16510 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 B960 +
min: 6.1     avg: 6.4     median: 6.1 (78%)     max: 7.6 Points
102%
1 B970 +
6.2 Points (79%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 B960 +
min: 4552     avg: 5131     median: 5216.5 (5%)     max: 5409 Points
100%
1 B970 +
min: 5141     avg: 5254     median: 5242 (5%)     max: 5380 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 B960 +
2139 Points (7%)
93%
1 B970 +
1989 Points (7%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium B960 → NAN% n=

Average Benchmarks Intel Pentium B970 → NAN% n=

- 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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