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Front view of Intel Pentium B980

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Intel Pentium B980

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of AMD Turion X2 Ultra 85

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

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium B980 vs Turion X2 Ultra 85

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B980  vs
Turion X2 Ultra 85 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
S1

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
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 3.53 pt/W 1.83 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Pentium B980  vs
Turion X2 Ultra 85 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 650 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A
Intel Pentium B980
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