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AMD FX-6120 Six-Core

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Is the AMD FX-6120 Six-Core Good for Gaming?

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AMD FX-6120 Six-Core


Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3+

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.1 GHz

Cores: 6 (in 3 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 2048 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: AMD FX(tm)-6120 Six-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 67.00

Overall Rank:
2049th fastest in multithreading out of 4755 CPUs
2326th fastest in single threading out of 4755 CPUs
590th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $58.02 USD (2023-05-20)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 219*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,806
Thread: 1,287

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD FX-6120 Six-Core

Integer Math14,078 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,085 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers22 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,682 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,184 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression65,479 KBytes/Sec
Physics387 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,893 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,409 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-6120 Six-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 5th of July 2024

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From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 5th of July 2024.

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Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1952702 - Nov 23 2023
BL1932357 - Oct 26 2023
BL1847677 - Jun 27 2023
BL1839171 - Jun 14 2023
BL1579169 - Jun 10 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
As of 12th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,546 (+16.9%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,282 (+10.2%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
3,682 (-5.3%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,655 (+19.8%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,625 (+19.0%)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,388 (+12.9%)
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,134 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
4,120 (+6.0%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
3,417 (-12.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1065T vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
3,387 (-12.9%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
3,188 (-18.0%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD FX-6120 Six-Core
5,761 (+48.2%)

Is the AMD FX-6120 Six-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 12th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i7-13790F
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core