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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: 126.18

Overall Rank: 1417

Last Price Change: $36.90 USD (2023-01-17)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4656

Single Thread Rating: 1333
Samples: 2464*
*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 Math17,700 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math8,773 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,444 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression77.5 MBytes/Sec
Physics431 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,344 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,333 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of January 2023.
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$36.90 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

CLX Set VR-Ready Gaming Desktop - Liquid Cooled AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 3.4Ghz 16-Core Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, GeForce RTX 3080 10GB GDDR6X Graphics, 1TB SSD, 6TB HDD, WiFi, Windows 11 Home 64-bit CLX Set VR-Ready Gaming Desktop - Liquid Cooled AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 3.4Ghz 16-Core Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, GeForce RTX 3080 10GB GDDR6X Graphics, 1TB SSD, 6TB HDD, WiFi, Windows 11 Home 64-bit $2699.49
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Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1729798 - Jan 26 2023
4805
BL1728040 - Jan 24 2023
4355
BL1727534 - Jan 23 2023
4563
BL1720500 - Jan 14 2023
4880
BL1718360 - Jan 12 2023
4358
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,656
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,188 (-10.1%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,216 (+12.0%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,218 (+12.1%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,745 (+1.9%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,789 (+24.3%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,695 (+22.3%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,411 (+16.2%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
4,950 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
6,500 (+39.6%)
AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
5,299 (+13.8%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
3,690 (-20.8%)
Intel Core i7-930 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
2,889 (-38.0%)


Is the AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,679
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,553
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,102
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,690
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,669
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,631
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,528
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,506
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,450
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
874