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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 Size: L1: 640 KB, L2: 16.0 MB, L3: 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: 142.75

Overall Rank: 1385

Last Price Change: $32.53 USD (2022-12-06)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4644

Single Thread Rating: 1333
Samples: 2449*
*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 Math17,684 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math8,770 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,432 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression77.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics430 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,342 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,333 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of December 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 1st of December 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of December 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$122.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$38.50 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


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Popular comparisons for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
As of 6th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,644
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
3,685 (-20.7%)
Intel Core i5-2320 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
3,662 (-21.1%)
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,185 (-9.9%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,787 (+24.6%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,659 (+21.9%)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,647 (+21.6%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,416 (+16.6%)
AMD FX-8370E Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,275 (+13.6%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,214 (+12.3%)
Intel Core i7-930 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
2,883 (-37.9%)
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,491 (+18.3%)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,351 (+15.2%)


Is the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 6th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,732
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,724
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,086
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,807
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,682
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,631
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,513
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,477
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,330
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,204
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,008
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,823
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
874