Intel Pentium M 780: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium M 780


Intel started Pentium M 780 sales on July 2005. This is Dothan architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 1 cores and 1 threads, and is based on 90 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.26 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a PPGA478, H-PBGA479 processor with a TDP of 27 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.67 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

General info

Of Pentium M 780 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Pentium M
Achitecture codename
Release date
July 2005

Technical specs

Pentium M 780's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium M 780's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.26 GHz
of 5
533 MHz
of 6400 (Core i7-990X EE)
L1 cache
32 KB
of 768
L2 cache
2048 KB
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
of 7
Die size
84 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
of 105
Transistor count
140 million
of 19200
64 bit support
VID voltage range


Information on Pentium M 780 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
of 8
PPGA478, H-PBGA479
Power consumption (TDP)
27 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium M 780. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost
Idle States
Demand Based Switching
32 Bit
FSB parity

Security technologies

Pentium M 780 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium M 780 are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium M 780. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark06 CPU


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium M 780 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium M 780 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium M 780 from AMD is Turion II P520, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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