AMD FX-8120 vs. Intel Core i7-5550U

AMD FX-8120CPU1 vs CPU2Intel Core i7-5550U
AMD FX-8120Intel Core i7-5550U
3.10 GHzFrequency2.00 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.00 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)2.90 GHz
8Cores2
NoHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?No
8.00 MBCache4.00 MB
GPUIntel HD Graphics 6000
GPU frequency0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo)1.00 GHz
GPU Generation8
Technology14 nm
DirectX Version11.2
Max. displays3
Execution units48
Shader384
NoCodec h264Decode / Encode
NoCodec JPEGDecode
NoCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
NoCodec VP8Decode
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec VC-1Decode
NoCodec AVCDecode / Encode
ZambeziArchitectureBroadwell
DDR3-1866MemoryDDR3-1866
2Memory channels2
Max. Memory
YesECCNo
PCIe version2.0
PCIe lanes12
32 nmTechnology14 nm
AM3+SocketBGA 1168
95WTDP15W
YesAES-NIYes
AMD-VVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q2/2012Release dateQ1/2015
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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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
89 (72%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
123 (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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
587 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
307 (52%)
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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.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
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0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
Intel HD Graphics 6000 @ 1.00 GHz
768 (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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
1997 (67%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
2994 (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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
10888 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
6067 (56%)
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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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
0.96 (67%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
1.43 (100%)
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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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
5.14 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3.31 (64%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
35 (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 FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8x 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz)
6596 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
4060 (62%)
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