Average Bench: 45.8% (813th of 1258)

Based on 4,879 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Models: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz, Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B950 averaged 54.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 76.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B950 is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium B950 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 92.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 91.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.5 Memory 76.5 88.3
19.6 1-Core 47.1 55.2
34.8 2-Core 88.4 109
47% 70.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
35.8 4-Core 90.2 110
37.6 8-Core 91.7 110
12.4% 90.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
38.5 64-Core 92.1 110
6.2% 92.1 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 96
53% 79 Pts
4-Core 97.6
8-Core 106
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 86
1-Core 54.8
2-Core 101
53% 80.7 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 106
15% 106 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 54.9
2-Core 98.1
52% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 96
8-Core 97.5
13% 96.8 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
Micro-FCPGA, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 106
52% 79.9 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 104
14% 105 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 82.3
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 60.3
47% 65.1 Pts
4-Core 88.8
8-Core 85.5
12% 87.2 Pts
64-Core 92.3
6% 92.3 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 84.7
48% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 80.3
8-Core 83.3
11% 81.8 Pts
64-Core 86.2
6% 86.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 68.7
45% 65.1 Pts
4-Core 82.5
8-Core 94.4
12% 88.4 Pts
64-Core 86.5
6% 86.5 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 75
1-Core 28
2-Core 48.7
37% 50.6 Pts
4-Core 79.7
8-Core 69.1
10% 74.4 Pts
64-Core 96.7
6% 96.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,798,345 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B950 Builds (Compare 579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300E7A/3430EA/3530EA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor B950 (2M Cache, 2.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor NumberB950
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB L3
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.x
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.1 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
Clear Video Tech for MIDNo
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 SupportedPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

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