Average Bench: 24.4% (825th of 1206)

Based on 7,109 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 24.4% Great: 29%
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Pentium B960 averaged 75.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 93.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B960 is just 16.8%. 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 97.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 97.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.8 1-Core 49.6 57.8
39.2 2-Core 93.6 115
34% 71.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.2 4-Core 96.3 115
40.2 8-Core 97.8 115
13.2% 97 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.1 64-Core 97.6 115
6.6% 97.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.8
2-Core 116
41% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 116
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.4
2-Core 108
39% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 111
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 62.6
30% 58.7 Pts
4-Core 53.6
8-Core 100
10% 76.8 Pts
64-Core 98.1
7% 98.1 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 20.1
2-Core 81.9
22% 51 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 113
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 65.1
24% 50.8 Pts
4-Core 71.6
8-Core 67.5
10% 69.6 Pts
64-Core 69.4
5% 69.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B960 Builds (Compare 1,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E1-531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $27

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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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2 months ago.

great performance for a old low end cpu but it needs good cooling to maintain max clock freq. Can run GTA IV at low settings, 720p, 30-40 fps when ~350MB RAM is allocated to integrated graphics.


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