The Intel Pentium 977 is another Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) dual-core processor intended mainly for entry-level laptop PCs. This dual-core laptop processor is based on Sandy Bridge technology but without having some features like Hyper-Threading, Turbo Boost, Virtualization (VT-x, VT-d), AES and some other. This Intel Pentium 977 runs at the clock rate of 1.40GHz. Moreover, this Intel Pentium 977 dual-core processor has a Level 3 cache of 2 MB. Since this dual-core processor is based on Sandy Bridge technology, this Intel Pentium 977 is equipped with an integrated graphics controller called Intel HD Graphics which has the ability of playing high definition movies.
Furthermore, this Intel Pentium 977 dual-core processor comes with some other technologies such as Intel HD Graphics, DDR3 Memory Controller, Enhanced Speedstep, Thermal Monitoring, Execute Disable Bit and some other more. This processor has a Thermal Design Power (TDP) of 17 watts which makes this dual-core processor appropriate for laptop PCs with sizes ranging from 11.6 inches and above.
In addition, this Intel Pentium 977 dual-core processor has a PassMark score of 1148. It only means that this dual-core processor is more powerful than other AMD Fusion APUs like AMD E1-1200 with a score of 725; AMD E2-1800 with a rating of 812; AMD E2-3000m with a score of 1014. Conversely, this is less powerful compared to Intel Pentium 997 with a score of 1548; Intel Pentium B980 with a rating of 2301; Intel Core i3-3110M with a score of 2909; Intel Core i5-3317U with a rating of 3127; and AMD A8-4500M with a PassMark score of 2662. More some other comparison you may visit this page.