Intel Pentium B960 in 1 Benchmarks. 32 nm, 2.20 GHz

Intel Pentium B960 Testing in 1 Benchmarks. Specifications: The architecture is Sandy Bridge , the number of cores is 2, and the number of threads is 2. The base clock speed of Intel Pentium B960 is 2.20 GHz. The model supports motherboards with a socket of PGA 988. The Supported Memory Type is DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333 (maximum 16 GB).  PCIe version is 16.

Basic specifications Intel Pentium B960

Intel Pentium B960 technical specifications and performance testing in benchmarks will open you to all the advantages and disadvantages of Intel Pentium B960. Please learn the key figures of the clock speed and L2/L3 cache and make the right decision.

Technical specs

The general technical information depicts the base data of a CPU’s number of cores and threads, and base and turbo-boost clock speed. Here are key features influencing the performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Hyperthreading: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): No turbo
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): No turbo

CPU generation and family

The generation of a Intel Pentium B960 CPU, the segment of usage (computer, server or mobile type), the preceding model of a CPU, and its successor.

Generation: 6


Not every CPU is equipped with a built-in graphic core. However, if Intel Pentium B960 has internal graphics, it is another advantage. Please pay attention to the base and turbo clock speed of the graphic core.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1)
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Execution units: 6
Shader: 48
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q2/2011

Hardware codec support

Technical information that does not affect the final performance.

h265 8bit: No
h265 10bit: No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
VC-1: Decode

Memory Specifications

Which memory does Intel Pentium B960 support? How many channels are operated and how large the memory capacity can be to build in the motherboard? Here are the general data on the capacity and other technology.

Memory type: DDR3-1066 DDR3-1333
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2

Thermal Management (TDP)

TDP shows which cooling system is necessary for a Intel Pentium B960 CPU. It stands for Thermal Design Power. Here are all the CPU specifications: the maximum temperature, the approximate thermal calculation for power supply and others.

TDP: 35 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 85 °C

Additional specifications

Intel Pentium B960 technical specifications contain the general data on the technological process of chip production (in nanometer), the cache of L2/L3, the architecture of the central core and ISA extension.

L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
Architecture: Sandy Bridge
Technology: 32 nm
Virtualization: None
Socket: PGA 988
Release date: Q4/2011

Use Conditions

Used in: Unknown

iGPU - FP32 Performance Intel Pentium B960

The testing benchmark iGPU is integrated graphics cores in the central processor. The general graphics performance to benchmark the high-speed performance of the video chip is tested. The evaluation scores are presented below. Pay attention that not every manufacturer builds in an inner graphics core. Thus, the general results of the performance do not depend on this parameter, that is considered of good advantage.