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AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Price and performance details for the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3+

Clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 8 (in 4 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 125 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 8 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 8 x 2048 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor, AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor (

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 59.49

Overall Rank:
1882nd fastest in multithreading out of 4767 CPUs
2468th fastest in single threading out of 4767 CPUs
529th fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $78.02 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
4642
Single Thread Rating
1335

Samples: 2525*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,808
Thread: 1,256

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Integer Math17,544 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math8,703 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,307 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,458 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression78,501 KBytes/Sec
Physics428 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,341 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,335 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$78.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,239
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,152
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,622
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,049
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,895
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,284
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,754
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,534
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,173
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,642
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.38
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
146.73
Intel Core i9-12900K
143.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.64
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
59.49
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,629
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,032
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,920
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
1,335
Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2132199 - Jun 26 2024
4015
BL2125788 - Jun 17 2024
5005
BL2125082 - Jun 16 2024
4769
BL2109265 - May 25 2024
3912
BL2107820 - May 23 2024
4932
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,642
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,722 (+23.3%)
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,487 (+18.2%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,760 (+24.1%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,238 (+12.8%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,929 (+6.2%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,498 (-3.1%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,284 (-7.7%)
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,134 (-10.9%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,782 (+3.0%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,658 (+0.4%)
Intel Core i5-2380P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
3,797 (-18.2%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
3,684 (-20.6%)

Is the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,316
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,029
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,386
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,110
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,877
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,787
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,533
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
872