Samsung Exynos 4412 vs Intel Pentium 957

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Samsung Exynos 4412 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium 957
Samsung Exynos 4412 Intel Pentium 957

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Samsung Exynos 4412 and the Intel Pentium 957 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Samsung Exynos 4412 4 core processor released in Q2/2012 with the Intel Pentium 957 which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2011.
Samsung Exynos (46) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Samsung Exynos 4412 (1) CPU group Intel Pentium 900 (10)
2 Generation 3
Cortex-A9 Architecture Sandy Bridge U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Samsung Exynos 4412 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.60 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The Intel Pentium 957 clocks with 1.20 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

Samsung Exynos 4412 Characteristic Intel Pentium 957
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 1.20 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Samsung Exynos 4412 Characteristic Intel Pentium 957
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

ARM Mali-400 MP4 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1)
0.44 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
0.44 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.80 GHz
Utgard GPU Generation 6
28nm Technology 32 nm
1 Max. displays 2
4 Compute units 6
64 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
0 DirectX Version 10.1

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.

ARM Mali-400 MP4 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 0 memory channels is supported by the Samsung Exynos 4412, while the Intel Pentium 957 supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s enabled.

Samsung Exynos 4412 Characteristic Intel Pentium 957
LPDDR2-400 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Max. Memory 8 GB
0 Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
No ECC No
1.00 MB L2 Cache --
-- L3 Cache 2.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Samsung Exynos 4412 has a TDP of --. The TDP of the Intel Pentium 957 is 17 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Samsung Exynos 4412 Characteristic Intel Pentium 957
-- TDP (PL1 / PBP) 17 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Samsung Exynos 4412 has 1.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of Intel Pentium 957 is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

Samsung Exynos 4412 Characteristic Intel Pentium 957
32 nm Technology 32 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
Armv7-A (32 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
-- ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
-- Socket BGA 1023
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Android Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2011
-- Release price --
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Samsung Exynos 4412 Samsung Exynos 4412
ARM Mali-400 MP4 @ 0.44 GHz
16 (21%)
Intel Pentium 957 Intel Pentium 957
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1) @ 0.80 GHz
77 (100%)

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.
Samsung Exynos 4412 Samsung Exynos 4412
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium 957 Intel Pentium 957
2C 2T @ 1.20 GHz
222 (100%)

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.
Samsung Exynos 4412 Samsung Exynos 4412
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium 957 Intel Pentium 957
2C 2T @ 1.20 GHz
437 (100%)

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.
Samsung Exynos 4412 Samsung Exynos 4412
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium 957 Intel Pentium 957
2C 2T @ 1.20 GHz
620 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Samsung Exynos 4412 Intel Pentium 957
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