AMD FX-8120 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD FX-8120 was released in Q2/2012 and has 8 cores. The processor can process 8 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket AM3+. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD FX-8120 achieved a result of 479 points (single-core) or 2,085 points (multi-core).
AMD FX-8120

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the AMD FX-8120 belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of AMD FX-8120.

Name: AMD FX-8120
Family: AMD FX (30)
CPU group: AMD FX-8000 (11)
Architecture: Vishera (Bulldozer)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD FX-8120 has 8 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD FX-8120 is 3.10 GHz (4.00 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 4.00 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The AMD FX-8120 supports a maximum of memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of --.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1866
--
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The AMD FX-8120 has a TDP of 95 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD FX-8120 is made in 32 nm and has 8.00 MB cache.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: AM3+
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
Release date: Q2/2012
Release price: 115 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD FX-8120 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 A12-9700P AMD A12-9700P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
481
Intel Celeron 3865U Intel Celeron 3865U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
480
Intel Celeron 3867U Intel Celeron 3867U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
480
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
479
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 Intel Core2 Duo E8500
2C 2T @ 3.16 GHz
479
Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
2C 4T @ 3.06 GHz
478
AMD Phenom II X4 975 AMD Phenom II X4 975
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
478

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.
Samsung Exynos 9820 Samsung Exynos 9820
8C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
2094
AMD FX-6350 AMD FX-6350
6C 6T @ 4.20 GHz
2091
Intel Core i7-7660U Intel Core i7-7660U
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2088
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2085
Intel Core i7-920 Intel Core i7-920
4C 8T @ 2.66 GHz
2085
Intel Core i3-8145U Intel Core i3-8145U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2084
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2078

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.
Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-9100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
6685
Intel Core i3-9100F Intel Core i3-9100F
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
6685
Intel Core i7-4770S Intel Core i7-4770S
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
6610
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
6596
Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i5-7600
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
6584
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
6572
Intel Core i7-6700HQ Intel Core i7-6700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
6520

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 A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
90
AMD Athlon II X2 370K AMD Athlon II X2 370K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
90
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
90
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
89
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
89
Intel Celeron 2970M Intel Celeron 2970M
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
89
AMD Phenom II X4 965 AMD Phenom II X4 965
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
89

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.
Intel Core i5-7600T Intel Core i5-7600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
593
Intel Core i5-1030G4 Intel Core i5-1030G4
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
591
Intel Core i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
590
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
587
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
586
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
584
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
584

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