Average Bench: 44.9% (862nd of 1316)

Based on 11,632 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 44.9% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B960 averaged 55.0% 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 74.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B960 is 22.3%. 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 95.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 95.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,632 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.3 Memory 74.2 87.4
20 1-Core 49.5 57.8
35.2 2-Core 92.9 115
47.3% 72.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.3 4-Core 94.3 115
38.8 8-Core 95.5 115
12.9% 94.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
39 64-Core 95.7 115
6.4% 95.7 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 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 109
56% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 109
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 57.8
2-Core 116
56% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 116
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 84.6
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 115
55% 85.8 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 116
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 57.8
2-Core 112
55% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 113
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 81.5
1-Core 57.3
2-Core 114
54% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 114
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 80.9
1-Core 56.3
2-Core 107
53% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 105
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 77.4
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 112
52% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 99.1
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 22.1
2-Core 60.4
36% 51.7 Pts
4-Core 89.4
8-Core 96.6
12% 93 Pts
64-Core 92
6% 92 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,114,946 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B960 Builds (Compare 759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E1-531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $32

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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

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