Average Bench: 47.1% (819th of 1307)

Based on 3,355 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B980 @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 47.1% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium B980 averaged 52.8% 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 76.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 55Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium B980 is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium B980 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 106Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
54 Memory 76.7 91.2
20.7 1-Core 55 63.1
39.9 2-Core 103 126
50.6% 78.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
42 4-Core 105 126
46.2 8-Core 106 126
14.4% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.4 64-Core 105 126
7% 105 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 2.4 GHz
Memory 83.8
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 119
56% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 124
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 95.6
52% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 99.8
8-Core 98.2
14% 99 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 54
2-Core 101
52% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 102
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 97.2
6% 97.2 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 80.6
52% 74.9 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 53.5
12% 78.8 Pts
64-Core 38.6
3% 38.6 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 100
52% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 93
8-Core 92.8
13% 92.9 Pts
64-Core 82.8
6% 82.8 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 31.4
2-Core 66.7
42% 59 Pts
4-Core 63.6
8-Core 67.4
9% 65.5 Pts
64-Core 67.5
4% 67.5 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.2
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 114
49% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 97.8
8-Core 85.4
13% 91.6 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 107
48% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 75.3
15% 100 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,081,082 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium B980 Builds (Compare 413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X55A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $25

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor B980 (2M Cache, 2.40 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberB980
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.x
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 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 Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo

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