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Intel Pentium B950 is a dual-core microprocessor, aimed at mobile value market. The processor is one of the first three mobile Pentium models, built on the latest Intel Sandy Bridge micro-architecture. Before launch, in April 2011, the B950 along with slower B940 CPU were spotted in specifications of Hewlett Packard 431 and 630 notebooks. Both Pentiums, as well as ultra-low voltage 957 model, were released in June 2011.

Intel B950 integrates two CPU cores, clocked at 2.1 GHz. Each core has its own 64 KB level 1 and 256 KB level 2 caches, and both cores share 2 MB level 3 cache. As expected for budget-class processor, the B950 incorporates only basic technologies such as Intel 64 and VT-x virtualization. In addition to the cores and the L3 cache, Pentium B950 integrates memory controller, Direct Media Interface (DMI), and graphics controller. Memory controller on the B950 has two channels, and supports DDR3 memory. The DMI is used to communicate with peripheral devices via South Bridge chip. Integrated graphics controller is powerful enough to display HD content, but doesn't include 3D acceleration and advanced video features, reserved for more expensive Core microprocessors.

Pentium B950 has 35 Watt Thermal Design Power, and it employs a number of techniques to reduce power consumption. The processor supports all Sandy Bridge's low-power states, which help to conserve the battery power when the CPU is idle. The B950 also incorporates Enhanced SpeedStep technology, that lowers CPU frequency and core voltage, thus lowering power consumption in operational mode.

The processor is produced in micro-PGA package, compatible with socket G2.

Intel Pentium B950 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentMobile
FamilyIntel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile
Model number  ? B950
CPU part number
  • FF8062700847901 is an OEM/tray microprocessor
Frequency  ? 2100 MHz
Bus speed  ? 5 GT/s DMI
Clock multiplier  ? 21
Package988-pin micro-FCPGA10 (rPGA988B)
SocketSocket G2 / rPGA988B
Size1.48" x 1.48" / 3.75cm x 3.75cm
Introduction dateJune 19, 2011
Price at introduction$134
S-spec numbers
  ES/QS processors Production processors
Part number QACB SR07T
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureSandy Bridge
Processor core  ? Sandy Bridge
Core steppings  ? D2 (QACB)
Q0 (SR07T)
Manufacturing process0.032 micron High-K metal gate process
Data width64 bit
The number of cores2
The number of threads2
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 2 x 32 KB instruction caches
2 x 32 KB data caches
Level 2 cache size  ? 2 x 256 KB
Level 3 cache size2 MB shared cache
Physical memory16 GB
MultiprocessingNot supported
  • MMX instructions
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSSE3 / Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4 / SSE4.1 + SSE4.2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 4  ? 
  • EM64T / Extended Memory 64 technology / Intel 64  ? 
  • NX / XD / Execute disable bit  ? 
Low power featuresEnhanced SpeedStep technology  ? 
Integrated peripherals / components
Integrated graphics
  • GPU Type: HD (Sandy Bridge)
    Base frequency (MHz): 650
    Maximum frequency (MHz): 1100
    The number of supported displays: 2
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Supported memory: DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
    Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s): 21.3
Other peripherals
  • Direct Media Interface 2.0
  • PCI Express 2.0 interface
Electrical / Thermal parameters
Maximum operating temperature  ? 85°C
Thermal Design Power  ? 35 Watt
Notes on Intel Pentium B950
  • The CPU is compatible with Shader Model 4.1, along with DirectX 10.1 and OpenGL 3.1 APIs. OpenCL API is not supported.

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Related news stories

Intel introduces mobile CPUs: part II
Jun 21, 2011: Yesterday, Intel posted new pricelist with four new ultra-low voltage consumer processors from Celeron, Core i3 and Core i5 families. We used this update as a base for yesterday's story, where we reported that more parts may surface in an official announcement, or in the Intel ARK product database. Today, several processors were added to the ARK database, including two new models that we hadn't covered before. The products, added to the database, are embedded Celeron 847E and B810E, consumer-class Celeron B800, Pentium B940 and B950, as well as 4 CPUs, previously found in the pricelist - Celeron 847, Core i5-2557M, Core i7-2637M and i7-2677M. Two new SKUs are Pentium 957 and Core i5-2467M.

Intel mobile CPUs to launch in June 2011
Jun 16, 2011: In the past few months, we published several stories detailing soon to be released Sandy Bridge mobile microprocessors. The stories referred to budget Celeron and Pentium CPUs, mainstream Core-branded processors for mid-class laptops, and ultra low voltage (ULV) 2nd generation Core chips for thin and light notebooks. Using notebook product availability dates, our sources, and information, previously disclosed by Fudzilla, we came up with a list of processors that will be launched this month. The list includes ULV Celeron 847, embedded Celeron 847E and B810E, Pentium B940, embedded Core i3-2330E and i3-2340UE, and ULV Core i5-2557M, i7-2637M and i7-2677M.

Intel Core i3-2330M sighted in Lenovo G770 notebook
Apr 25, 2011: In January of this year, at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Lenovo announced several G-series notebooks with AMD and Intel processors, including a few notebooks with the latest Sandy Bridge CPUs. One of these laptops, that hasn't been launched yet, is a G770 with 17.3" widescreen display, and up to Radeon HD 6650M graphics, 8 GB of RAM, and 750 GB HDD. There are a few things that make this notebook interesting for us. First, G770 datasheet (PDF file) references not-yet-released Core i3-2330M mobile microprocessor.

Intel mobile Pentium B940 and B950 CPUs coming soon
Apr 19, 2011: Since introduction of the first Sandy Bridge microprocessors from Core i5 and i7 families in January 2011, Intel released Sandy Bridge parts for most of its mobile families, but Pentium. Recently, Hewlett Packard updated specifications of HP 431 and HP 630 business laptops, revealing two forthcoming Pentium processors, B940 and B950.

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Intel B950 Benchmarks

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Benchmarked processor

CPU ID:206A7
CPU vendor string:GenuineIntel
CPU name string:Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz

Integer performance

Part number   Result
Intel Pentium B960  ? 
Intel Core i3-330M (PGA988)  ? 
AMD Phenom II N620  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 (Socket M)  ? 
Intel Pentium P6200  ? 
Intel Pentium B950  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600  ? 
AMD Turion II N570  ? 
AMD Phenom II P820  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (Socket P)  ? 
Intel Pentium T3400  ? 

Floating Point performance

Part number   Result
Intel Pentium B960  ? 
AMD Turion II P520  ? 
AMD Athlon II P360  ? 
Intel Pentium P6200  ? 
AMD Athlon II N330  ? 
Intel Pentium B950  ? 
AMD Athlon II P340  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600  ? 
Intel Celeron P4600  ? 
Intel Pentium P6100  ? 
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-64 (rev. F2)  ? 

MMX / SSE / SSE2 performance

Part number   Result
AMD Turion II N530  ? 
AMD Turion II P560  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600  ? 
Intel Pentium P6200  ? 
AMD Turion II P540  ? 
Intel Pentium B950  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (Socket P)  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T6500  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T7400 (Socket M)  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo T5850  ? 
Intel Pentium T3400  ? 

Memory-intensive program performance

Part number   Result
Intel Pentium B970  ? 
Intel Core i3-390M (PGA988)  ? 
Intel Pentium B960  ? 
Intel Core i3-380M (PGA988)  ? 
AMD Phenom II X640  ? 
Intel Pentium B950  ? 
Intel Core i3-370M (PGA988)  ? 
Intel Celeron 1005M  ? 
Intel Pentium B940  ? 
AMD Phenom II N660  ? 
Intel Core i3-350M (PGA988)  ? 

CPU ID information for the Pentium B950

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CPU Family:Pentium Dual-Core Mobile
Processor Number:B950
Frequency:2095 MHz
Part number:
S-Spec Number:
Submitted by:
General information
Processor name (BIOS): Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz
Logical processors:2
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
CPUID signature:206A7
Family: 6 (06h)
Model:42 (02Ah)
Stepping: 7 (07h)
TLB/Cache details:64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB0: 2-MB or 4-MB pages, 4-way set associative, 32 entries
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
Instruction TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 128 entries
L2 TLB: 1-MB, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Shared 2nd-level TLB: 4 KB pages, 4-way set associative, 512 entries

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2 L3
Size: 2 x 32 KB 2 x 32 KB 2 x 256 KB 2 MB
Associativity: 8-way set
8-way set
8-way set
8-way set
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Comments: Direct-mapped Direct-mapped Non-inclusive
Shared between all cores
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
  XSETBV/XGETBV are enabled
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 36-bit page-size extensions
64-bit / Intel 64 64-bit debug store
NX bit/XD-bit Advanced programmable interrupt controller
Enhanced SpeedStep CPL qualified debug store
  Debug store
  Debugging extensions
  Digital Thermal Sensor capability
  Extended xAPIC support
  LAHF/SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Model-specific registers
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Pending break enable
  Perfmon and Debug capability
  Physical address extensions
  Power Limit Notification capability
  Process context identifiers
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Thermal monitor
  Thermal monitor 2
  Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities
  Time stamp counter
  Timestamp counter deadline
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements
  xTPR Update Control

CPUs, related to Intel Pentium B950

Model Cores /
Frequency Turbo
TDP Features  
Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile family, Socket G2
   Pentium B9402 / 22 GHz 2 MB35W>
   Pentium B9502 / 22.1 GHz 2 MB35W 
   Pentium B9602 / 22.2 GHz 2 MB35W>
   Pentium B9702 / 22.3 GHz 2 MB35W>
   Pentium B9802 / 22.4 GHz 2 MB35W>
   Pentium 2020M2 / 22.4 GHz 2 MB35WVT>
   Pentium 2030M2 / 22.5 GHz 2 MB35WVT>
Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile family, Sandy Bridge micro-architecture, Other sockets
   Pentium 9572 / 21.2 GHz 2 MB17W>
   Pentium 9672 / 21.3 GHz 2 MB17W>
   Pentium 9772 / 21.4 GHz 2 MB17W>
   Pentium 9872 / 21.5 GHz 2 MB17W>
   Pentium 9972 / 21.6 GHz 2 MB17W>
Other families, Sandy Bridge micro-architecture, Socket G2
   Celeron B8302 / 21.8 GHz 2 MB35WVT>
   Celeron B8402 / 21.9 GHz 2 MB35WVT>
   Core i3-2348M2 / 42.3 GHz 3 MB35WAVX, HT, VT>
   Core i3-2370M (PGA)2 / 42.4 GHz 3 MB35WAVX, HT, VT>
   Core i5-2520M (PGA)2 / 42.5 GHz3.2 GHz3 MB35WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT>
   Core i5-2540M (PGA)2 / 42.6 GHz3.3 GHz3 MB35WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT>
   Core i7-2760QM (PGA)4 / 82.4 GHz3.5 GHz6 MB45WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT>
   Core i7-2920XM4 / 82.5 GHz3.5 GHz8 MB55WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT, Unlock>
   Core i7-2860QM (PGA)4 / 82.5 GHz3.6 GHz8 MB45WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT>
   Core i7-2960XM4 / 82.7 GHz3.7 GHz8 MB55WAES, AVX, HT, VT, TXT, TBT, Unlock>
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 • Features abbreviations:
AES - AES instructions
AVX - AVX instructions
HT - Hyper-Threading
VT - Virtualization
TXT - Trusted Execution
TBT - Dynamic Acceleration / Turbo Boost
Unlock - Unlocked multiplier

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2012-06-08 17:01:47
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