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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium B980

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Intel Pentium B980

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Pentium B980 vs the Core i7 2629M.

Front view of Intel Core i7 2629M

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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

Features Key features of the Pentium B980  vs Core i7 2629M 

clock speed

Pentium B980
2.4 GHz
Core i7 2629M
2.1 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

gpu clock speed

Pentium B980
650 MHz
Core i7 2629M
500 MHz

overclocked clock speed (air)

Pentium B980
2.4 GHz
Core i7 2629M
2.1 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Pentium B980
2.4 GHz
Core i7 2629M
2.1 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B980  vs
Core i7 2629M 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B
BGA 1023

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 25W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 6.02 $/year
Typical power consumption 28.44W 20.31W

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 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 8,202.24 MB

details

Pentium B980  vs
Core i7 2629M 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 24 21
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.1 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 500 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,100 MHz

bus

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