AMD FX-8120 vs AMD FX-9590

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD FX-8120 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD FX-9590
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-9590
AMD FX Family AMD FX
AMD FX-8000 CPU group AMD FX-9000
2 Generation 2
Vishera (Bulldozer) Architecture Vishera (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.10 GHz Frequency 4.70 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 5.00 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 5.00 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 220 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
AM3+ Socket AM3+
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2012 Release date Q3/2013
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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.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
479 (76%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
634 (100%)
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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.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
2085 (69%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
3020 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
1737 (100%)
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
41 (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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
6596 (63%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
10465 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
625.9 (100%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
89 (78%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
114 (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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
587 (82%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
713 (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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
1997 (77%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
2587 (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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
10888 (83%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
13110 (100%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
0.96 (70%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
1.37 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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
8C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
5.14 (60%)
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9590
8C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
8.52 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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