Intel Pentium G6951 vs Intel Pentium G850

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1156 Intel Socket 1155
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 32 nm
Transistors 382 million 504 million
Die size 81 mm² 131 mm²
Package FC-LGA10 FC-LGA10


Frequency 2.8 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock
Base clock 133 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21.0x 29.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.4 V
TDP 73 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Sep 1st, 2010 May 22nd, 2011
Codename Clarkdale Sandy Bridge
Generation Pentium Pentium
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)


Total Cores 2 2
Total Threads 2 2
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD Intel HD (Sandy Bridge)


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared) 3MB (shared)


Notes Can be "upgraded" to enable Hyper-Threading and an additional 1MB L3 cache by purchasing and downloading Intel software.

Features & Technologies

Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
Smart Cache Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes
XD-Bit Yes


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