Average Bench: 45.6% (823rd of 1276)

Based on 9,916 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 45.6% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B960 averaged 54.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 75.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 50.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B960 is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium B960 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 98.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 98.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,916 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.3 Memory 75.1 87.2
20.6 1-Core 50.6 57.8
38.2 2-Core 94.6 115
48% 73.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
41.4 4-Core 97 115
40 8-Core 98.4 115
13.3% 97.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
42.1 64-Core 98.1 115
6.6% 98.1 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 49.7
2-Core 35.4
48% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 96.4
8-Core 35.7
10% 66.1 Pts
64-Core 35.4
2% 35.4 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 84.1
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 114
55% 85.3 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 115
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 109
53% 82.3 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 108
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 82.2
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 114
54% 83.5 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 108
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 57
2-Core 69.3
49% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 111
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 52.3
2-Core 105
52% 79.7 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 101
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 108
49% 77.7 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 113
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.8
1-Core 51.8
2-Core 77.1
45% 66.6 Pts
4-Core 78.2
8-Core 108
12% 93.2 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.9
1-Core 56
2-Core 104
42% 70.4 Pts
4-Core 34.1
8-Core 27
4% 30.5 Pts
64-Core 30.5
2% 30.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,677,216 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B960 Builds (Compare 535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E1-531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $33

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor B960 (2M Cache, 2.20 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor NumberB960
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.x
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes1

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechNo
4G WiMAX Wireless TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988, PGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

 Comments

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1 month ago.

wouldn't say it has aged very well for modern use considering that i used it from 2013-2017 and promptly trashed it when i upgraded it to windows 10


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