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Front view of Intel Pentium B980

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Intel Pentium B980

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Front view of Intel Pentium B960

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium B980 vs B960

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 B980
117,700 MB/s
Pentium B960
108,800 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium B980  vs
B960 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
rPGA 988B

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support No No
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 3.53 pt/W 2.98 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 B980  vs
B960 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 24 22
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 85°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 2 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,100 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 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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