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Intel Pentium B980

Intel B980

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.

SeriesIntel Pentium
CodenameSandy Bridge
Series: Pentium Sandy Bridge
» Intel Pentium B9802400 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B970 compare2300 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B960 compare2200 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B950 compare2100 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium B940 compare2000 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 997 compare1600 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 987 compare1500 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 977 compare1400 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 967 compare1300 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium 957 compare1200 MHz2 / 22 MB
Clock Rate2400 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache2 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)35 Watt
Transistor Count624 Million
Manufacturing Technology32 nm
Die Size149 mm2
Max. Temperature85 °C
SocketrPGA988B
FeaturesHD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller
GPUIntel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) (650 - 1100 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$125 U.S.
Announcement Date07/01/2012

Benchmarks

Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1.79     avg: 1.8     median: 1.8 (4%)     max: 1.85 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 0.88     avg: 0.9     median: 0.9 (37%)     max: 0.95 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3054     avg: 3098     median: 3109 (32%)     max: 3118 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 5027     avg: 5715     median: 5878.5 (10%)     max: 6075 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 7167     avg: 7278     median: 7304 (8%)     max: 7337 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 3802     avg: 3835     median: 3825.5 (34%)     max: 3885 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 1027.58     avg: 1043     median: 1037 (12%)     max: 1071.71 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 32.427     avg: 33     median: 32.9 (7%)     max: 33.675 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2424     avg: 2453     median: 2462.5 (16%)     max: 2464 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 16.642     avg: 16.9     median: 16.9 (4%)     max: 17.264 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 37.016     avg: 38     median: 38 (2%)     max: 38.97 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 852.539     avg: 867     median: 863.5 (4%)     max: 886.084 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 26000     avg: 30567     median: 29400 (14%)     max: 36300 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 17290     avg: 17370     median: 17390 (13%)     max: 17430 MFLOPS
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 5597     avg: 5678     median: 5699.5 (8%)     max: 5717 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 2196     avg: 2204     median: 2203.5 (10%)     max: 2211 Points
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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Intel Pentium B980 processor

Asus F55A-SX099D (Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), 15.6")
» Review Asus F55A Notebook - Review

Asus F75A-TY089H (Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), 17.3")
» Review Asus F75A-TY089H Notebook - Review
» Asus F75A-TY089H - External Review

Asus X501A-XX243H (Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge), 15.6")
» Asus X501A-XX243H - External Review

HP Pavilion g6-2200sg (AMD Radeon HD 7670M, 15.6")
» Review HP Pavilion g6-2200sg Notebook - Review

Samsung 350E5X-A04HR (Intel HD Graphics 3000, 15.6")
» Samsung 350E5X-A04HR - External Review

Samsung 350E7C-S07PL (AMD Radeon HD 7670M, 17.3")
» Samsung 350E7C-S07PL - External Review

Sony Vaio SV-E1512E6EW (AMD Radeon HD 7670M, 15.6")
» Sony Vaio SV-E1512E6EW - External Review

Sony Vaio SV-E1712F1EW (AMD Radeon HD 7650M, 17.3")
» Review Sony Vaio SV-E1712F1EW Notebook - Review

Sony Vaio SVE1512E6E (AMD Radeon HD 7650M, 15.6")
» Sony Vaio SVE1512E6E - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Pentium

» Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium 4405U
   2x 2.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3560M
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2030M
   2x 2.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3550M
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2020M
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3825U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B980
   2x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 4405Y
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium B970
   2x 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium N4200
   4x 1.1 GHz - 2.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium B960
   2x 2.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3805U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B950
   2x 2.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6300
   2x 2.27 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2127U
   2x 1.9 GHz
» Intel Pentium B940
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3558U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3556U
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2117U
   2x 1.8 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6200
   2x 2.13 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6100
   2x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3540
   4x 2.16 GHz - 2.66 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3710
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.56 GHz
» Intel Pentium P6000
   2x 1.86 GHz
» Intel Pentium J2900
   4x 2.41 GHz - 2.67 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3530
   4x 2.16 GHz - 2.58 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3700
   4x 1.6 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium J2850
   4x 2.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3520
   4x 2.17 GHz - 2.42 GHz
» Intel Pentium N3510
   4x 2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 997
   2x 1.6 GHz
» Intel Pentium 987
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3561Y
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 3560Y
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium 2129Y
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Intel Pentium 977
   2x 1.4 GHz
» Intel Pentium 967
   2x 1.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium U5600
   2x 1.33 GHz
» Intel Pentium 957
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium U5400
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Intel Pentium SU2700
   1x 1.3 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i3-4120U
   2x 2 GHz
+ Intel Core i3-370M
   2x 2.4 GHz
+ Intel Celeron 2970M
   2x 2.2 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-4300Y
   2x 1.6 GHz - 2.3 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-4302Y
   2x 1.6 GHz - 2.3 GHz
» Intel Pentium B980
   2x 2.4 GHz
- Intel Core M-5Y71
   2x 1.2 GHz - 2.9 GHz
- Intel Core i3-4030U
   2x 1.9 GHz
- Intel Core i3-4025U
   2x 1.9 GHz
- AMD A10-4600M
   4x 2.3 GHz - 3.2 GHz
- AMD A10-4657M
   4x 2.3 GHz - 3.2 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-06-11)