Intel Pentium B970 

Released January, 2012
  • 2.3 GHz
  • Dual core
6.2 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Pentium B970 among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Pentium B970
5.7
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Pentium B970
6.3
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Pentium B970
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Pentium B970
n.d.
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Pentium B970
5.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Pentium B970
6.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Pentium B970
6.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Pentium B970

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B970
2,886

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B970
1,647

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B970
113,900 MB/s
Core i3 3110M
125,500 MB/s
Core i3 2328M
108,750 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B970
2,739

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B970
4,986

GeekBench

Pentium B970
5,423

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Pentium B970
1,971

PassMark (Single Core)

Pentium B970
1,109

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.3 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type rPGA 988B

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support No
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
  8. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 3.95 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 23
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.32 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,137.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.32 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s
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