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Front view of Intel Pentium B950

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Intel Pentium B950

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Pentium B950 vs the AMD A8 4500M.

Front view of AMD A8 4500M

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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium B950 vs A8 4500M

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium B950
19.45 fps
A8 4500M
161.96 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
2,639
A8 4500M
3,234

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
1,520
A8 4500M
1,223

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
103,500 MB/s
A8 4500M
1,420,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
2,491
A8 4500M
3,154

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
5,282
A8 4500M
3,076

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Pentium B950
1,717
A8 4500M
2,657

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B950  vs
A8 4500M 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 2.84 pt/W 9.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Pentium B950  vs
A8 4500M 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 21 19
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 1.9 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 798.1 1,054.9
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.1 GHz 2.34 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Radeon™ HD 7640G
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 496 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 685 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Pentium B950
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