Intel Pentium 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.
|Series: Pentium Sandy Bridge|
|Clock Rate||2300 MHz|
|Level 1 Cache||128 KB|
|Level 2 Cache||512 KB|
|Level 3 Cache||2 MB|
|Number of Cores / Threads||2 / 2|
|Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)||35 Watt|
|Transistor Count||624 Million|
|Manufacturing Technology||32 nm|
|Die Size||149 mm2|
|Max. Temperature||85 °C|
|Features||HD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller|
|GPU||Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (650 - 1150 MHz)|
|64 Bit||64 Bit support|
|Starting Price||$125 U.S.|
|Product Link (external)||Intel Pentium B970|