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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 B950 vs the A1018.

Front view of Intel Pentium A1018

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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 A1018

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B950  vs
A1018 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
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 2.39 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

bus

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

details

Pentium B950  vs
A1018 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L3 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Pentium B950
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