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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: 59.50

Overall Rank: 1834

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

Average CPU Mark
rating
4642

Single Thread Rating: 1336
Samples: 2522*
*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 Math17,550 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math8,706 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,311 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,458 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression78,535 KBytes/Sec
Physics428 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,341 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,336 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of May 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


Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2109265 - May 25 2024
3912
BL2107820 - May 23 2024
4932
BL2106293 - May 21 2024
4779
BL2098994 - May 11 2024
4465
BL2096549 - May 08 2024
4316
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
As of 28th of May 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
5,726 (+23.4%)
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,484 (+18.1%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
6,410 (+38.1%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,925 (+6.1%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,499 (-3.1%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,280 (-7.8%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,097 (-11.8%)
Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,568 (+19.9%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,223 (+12.5%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,771 (+2.8%)
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
3,680 (-20.7%)

Is the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,584
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,270
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,064
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,400
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,147
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,793
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,527
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
872