Average Bench: 43.7% (983rd of 1459)

Based on 13,355 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 43.7% Great: 52%
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 29%

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B960 averaged 56.2% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 72.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 48.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B960 is 25.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium B960 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 92.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 93Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 13,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.7 Memory 72.1 87.7
20.2 1-Core 48.8 57.5
35.1 2-Core 88.8 114
45.1% 69.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
38.1 4-Core 92 114
36.9 8-Core 93 114
12.4% 92.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
36.1 64-Core 92.4 114
5.7% 92.4 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
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)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 103
51% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 102
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
6% 103 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 52
2-Core 80.1
46% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 81.9
8-Core 84.8
11% 83.4 Pts
64-Core 84.3
5% 84.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 51
2-Core 72.7
45% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 78.9
8-Core 77.3
10% 78.1 Pts
64-Core 76.3
5% 76.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 60.8
42% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 73.7
8-Core 66.2
10% 69.9 Pts
64-Core 71.9
4% 71.9 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.4
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 85.9
43% 67.7 Pts
4-Core 93.6
8-Core 90
12% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 94.2
6% 94.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 47.7
2-Core 62.2
41% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 68.8
8-Core 66.5
9% 67.7 Pts
64-Core 65.5
4% 65.5 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 53
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 92.7
38% 63.7 Pts
4-Core 93.5
8-Core 93
12% 93.2 Pts
64-Core 94.9
6% 94.9 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Memory 16.2
1-Core 1
2-Core 18.9
8% 12 Pts
4-Core 26.2
8-Core 15.9
3% 21 Pts
64-Core 14.5
1% 14.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 68,258,495 CPUs tested

Typical Pentium B960 Builds (Compare 421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E1-531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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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


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


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 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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Underpowered "2013" cpu when released in late 2012

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