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Intel logo Core i7-2960XM
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Intel logo Pentium 997

Intel Core i7-2960XM logo Intel Pentium 997 logo
General information Core i7-2960XM Pentium 997
Launched Q4 2011 Q4 2012
Used in Mobile Desktop
Factory Intel Intel
Socket PGA988B BGA1023
Clock 2.7 GHz 0 % 1.6 GHz 40.7 %
Cores 4 0 % 2 50 %
Threads 8 0 % 2 75 %
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 55 W 0 % 17 W 69.1 %
Performance Core i7-2960XM Pentium 997
Overall Score 41811 0 % 26893 35.7 %
Future Proof 27 % 18.2 % 33 % 0 %
Benchmark Score 3056 0 % 523 82.9 %
Single Thread Score 1586 0 % 748.2 52.8 %
Encrypting Data 1446.3 MB/s 0 % 1178.7 MB/s 18.5 %
Compressing Data 76.4 MB/s 0 % 15.6 MB/s 79.7 %
String objects sorting 10932.1 thousand/s 0 % 2077.2 thousand/s 81 %
Prime numbers generation 25.1 millions/s 0 % 6.9 millions/s 72.3 %
Mathemathic operations (integer) 18529.8 millions/s 0 % 3392.4 millions/s 81.7 %
Mathemathic operations (float) 6984.8 millions/s 0 % 1733.3 millions/s 75.2 %

Comparison of average FPS

Comparison of average FPS count by settings on resolution 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) for Core i7-2960XM, Pentium 997.

Average frames per second Core i7-2960XM Pentium 997
Screen resolution: 1920 × 1080 pixels   Change
Ultra settings 78.9 FPS 36.3 FPS
High settings 126.2 FPS 58.1 FPS
Medium settings 157.8 FPS 72.7 FPS
Low settings 197.2 FPS 90.8 FPS
Difference 0 % 53.9 %

Grand Theft Auto V Frames per second

Comparison of FPS count by settings on resolution 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) in game 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p)) for Grand Theft Auto V.

Grand Theft Auto V Core i7-2960XM Pentium 997
Screen resolution: 1920 × 1080 pixels   Change
Ultra settings 124.1 FPS 97.7 FPS
High settings 198.5 FPS 156.3 FPS
Medium settings 248.2 FPS 195.4 FPS
Low settings 310.2 FPS 244.2 FPS
Difference 0 % 21.3 %
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