AMD FX-8150 vs. AMD FX-6120

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD FX-8150 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD FX-6120
AMD FX-8150 AMD FX-6120
AMD FX Family AMD FX
AMD FX-8000 CPU group AMD FX-6100/6200
2 Generation 1
Vishera (Bulldozer) Architecture Zambezi (Bulldozer)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 6
8 Threads 6
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 4.10 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.10 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes

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
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

125 W TDP (PL1) 95 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
AM3+ Socket AM3+
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2011 Release date Q2/2012
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
512 (100%)
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AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
497 (97%)
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2431 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1833 (75%)
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2056 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1839 (89%)
Amazon
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
10660 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
6676 (63%)
Amazon
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1.14 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
5.91 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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-8150 AMD FX-8150
8x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz)
7720 (100%)
Amazon
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
5801 (75%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

AMD FX-8150 AMD FX-6120
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