Intel Pentium D 960: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium D 960

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium D 960 sales on May 2006. This is Presler architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is PLGA775 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 0.98 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Pentium D 960 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Presler
 
Release date
May 2006
 

Technical specs

Pentium D 960's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium D 960's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
L1 cache
28 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
4 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
Die size
140 mm2
 
Transistor count
376 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
1.2V-1.3375V
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium D 960 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
Socket
PLGA775
 
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium D 960. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
PAE
32 Bit
 
FSB parity
-
 

Security technologies

Pentium D 960 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium D 960 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium D 960.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium D 960. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

0.98

Passmark

798

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium D 960 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium D 960 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium D 960 from AMD is Athlon 64 FX-57, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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