Average Bench: 46.6% (798th of 1264)

Based on 8,943 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 46.6% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B960 averaged 53.4% 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 77.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 50Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B960 is 20.8%. 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 96.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 97.2Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.4 Memory 77.3 89.7
20.4 1-Core 50 57.9
38.4 2-Core 93.6 115
48.5% 73.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.7 4-Core 95.6 115
39.8 8-Core 97.2 115
13.1% 96.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.8 64-Core 96.5 114
6.5% 96.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 115
56% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 112
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.6
1-Core 39.4
2-Core 69.2
50% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 51
8-Core 54.7
7% 52.8 Pts
64-Core 57.2
4% 57.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 94.5
1-Core 32.5
2-Core 50.2
45% 59.1 Pts
4-Core 61.4
8-Core 91.2
10% 76.3 Pts
64-Core 74.5
5% 74.5 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.3
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 112
55% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 112
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 57.8
2-Core 112
55% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 110
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 82.2
1-Core 53.3
2-Core 105
52% 80 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 108
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 56
2-Core 94.1
50% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 99.7
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 99.8
7% 99.8 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 107
51% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 108
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,856 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B960 Builds (Compare 354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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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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10 days 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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