AMD FX-8120 Review & Specs

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AMD FX-8120 8-Core Black Edition Socket AM3+ (FD8120FRGUBOX)

AMD FX-8120 8-Core Black Edition Socket AM3+ (FD8120FRGUBOX)

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  • Overclocking capabilities - Unlocked for a big boost in performance and speed.
  • "Bulldozer" architecture - Designed to increase core communication for unparalleled multitasking and pure core performance.
  • AMD Turbo CORE Technology - A burst of speed for the task at hand. Delivers dynamic core performance boosts depending on users' workload at frequencies of up to 900MHz faster.
  • AMD OverDrive software - Tuning controls to push performance to the limits and monitors system stability when overclocking.Operating Frequency: 3.1GHz
  • 32nm die shrink - Stable and smooth performance with impressive energy efficiency
  • Overclocking capabilities - Unlocked for a big boost in performance and speed.
  • "Bulldozer" architecture - Designed to increase core communication for unparalleled multitasking and pure core performance.
  • AMD Turbo CORE Technology - A burst of speed for the task at hand. Delivers dynamic core performance boosts depending on users' workload at frequencies of up to 900MHz faster.
  • AMD OverDrive software - Tuning controls to push performance to the limits and monitors system stability when overclocking
  • 32nm die shrink - Stable and smooth performance with impressive energy efficiency
  • Advanced Instruction Support - accelerates a new generation of applications:SSE3, SSE4.1/4.2, AVX, AES, XOP, FMA4
  • Larger Caches - increase everyday performance with support up to 8MB L2 Cache and 8MB L3 Cache

Specs Overview

Model FD8120FRGUBOX
Release Date November 2011

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series FX-Series
Core Name Zambezi
Socket AM3+
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 8
CPU Threads 8
CPU Clock Rate 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate -
TDP 125W
CPU Cooler included
Cache L3 8MB


Critic Reviews

59

Sadly, its more of the same bad news for AMD or anyone with a Socket AM3+ motherboard looking for a decent CPU for around the £150 mark. The FX-8120 just isn't a good choice when it comes to the kind of applications we run on our PCs. It's regularly...

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80

It's a niche product and Intel's processors are generally faster, but this good-value Bulldozer chip is still the king of...

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