AMD Phenom II X4 B97 vs AMD Phenom II X4 960T

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AMD Phenom II X4 B97 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X4 960T
AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 960T

CPU comparison

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 or AMD Phenom II X4 960T ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Phenom II X4 B97 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Phenom II X4 B97 was released in Q2/2010.

The AMD Phenom II X4 960T has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Phenom II X4 960T was released in Q3/2011.
AMD Phenom II Family AMD Phenom II
AMD Phenom II - 800/900 CPU group AMD Phenom II - 800/900
4 Generation 4
Deneb (K10) Architecture Deneb (K10)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD Phenom II X4 B97 or AMD Phenom II X4 960T can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD Phenom II X4 B97 or AMD Phenom II X4 960T has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR2-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR2-1066, DDR3-1333
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
6.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

95 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD Phenom II X4 B97 or AMD Phenom II X4 960T as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

45 nm Technology 45 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3, SSE4a ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4a
AM3 Socket AM3
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
No AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2010 Release date Q3/2011
-- Release price --
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
436 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1362 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3987 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4236 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
84 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
89 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
324 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
344 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1709 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1816 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
5984 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
6358 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0.97 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.03 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3.82 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T AMD Phenom II X4 960T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4.06 (100%)
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Devices using this processor

AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 960T
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