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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 Pentium B950 vs the Core i7 2760QM.

Front view of Intel Core i7 2760QM

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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium B950 vs Core i7 2760QM

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Pentium B950
19.45 fps
Core i7 2760QM
60.28 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Pentium B950
103,500 MB/s
Core i7 2760QM
2,270,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B950  vs
Core i7 2760QM 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
rPGA 988A
rPGA 988B
BGA 1224

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 45W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 10.84 $/year
Performance per watt 2.84 pt/W 16.71 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 36.56W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB

details

Pentium B950  vs
Core i7 2760QM 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 21 24
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.1 GHz 3.04 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 798.1 1,307.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.1 GHz 3.04 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Number of displays supported 2 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,300 MHz

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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