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FX 8120


Description
We need your help: we don't have results in all modes. If you have a 8120 and want to help us to complete the stats, you just have to run the benchmark in modes FPU, SSE, and validate the results. You don't have to register and the whole process will take less than 3 minutes per mode.

The FX 8120 is a cpu manufactured by AMD that was released on October 2011. This model has 8 Zambezi cores , runs at 3100 MHz as base frequency and has a a thermal design power of 125 W.

The 8120 has 128 kB of cache L1, 4x2048 kB of cache L2 and 8192 kB of cache L3.

Specs
Official name
AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor
CPUID
600f12
Core
Zambezi
Architecture
Base frecuency
3.1 GHz
Boost frecuency
3.4 GHz
Socket
Socket AM3+
Cores/Threads
8/8
TDP
125 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
128 kB
Cache L2
4x2048 kB
Cache L3
8192 kB
Release date
October 2011

AVX optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode II (AVX) is optimized to used 256 bits registers beside the first version of the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). The first AVX compatible CPU was released in 2011.
Monothread
Multithread
Test#1 (Integers)
9306
25835 (x2.8)
Test#2 (FP)
6848
28487 (x4.2)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
2772
13840 (x5.0)
Test#1 (Memory)
4577
2613 (x0.6)
TOTAL
23503
70775 (x3.0)

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [% vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [% vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [% vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [% vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [% vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [% vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [% vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [% vs time]

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Similar CPUs to FX 8120
AMD FX 8120 (This model)
 Mode AVX monothread  [23503 points]
 Mode AVX multithread  [70775 points]
 Mode FPU monothread  [23882 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [49003 points]
 Mode AVX2 monothread  [44238 points +88.22%]
 Mode AVX2 multithread  [92708 points +30.99%]
 Mode AVX monothread  [22178 points -5.64%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [44306 points -37.40%]
 Mode FPU monothread  [23057 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [51810 points]
 Mode AVX monothread  [34157 points +45.33%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [73999 points +4.56%]
 Mode FPU monothread  [17527 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [52932 points]
 Mode AVX monothread  [24529 points +4.37%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [79462 points +12.27%]
 Mode FPU monothread  [24406 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [55356 points]
 Mode AVX2 monothread  [48247 points +105.28%]
 Mode AVX2 multithread  [109099 points +54.15%]
 Mode AVX monothread  [30759 points +30.88%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [82114 points +16.02%]
 Mode FPU monothread  [11318 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [22908 points]
 Mode AVX monothread  [16147 points -31.30%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [35142 points -50.35%]
 Mode FPU monothread  [16774 points]
 Mode FPU multithread  [30389 points]
 Mode AVX2 monothread  [31298 points +33.16%]
 Mode AVX2 multithread  [68380 points -3.38%]
 Mode AVX monothread  [31580 points +34.37%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [62754 points -11.33%]
 Mode AVX monothread  [20111 points -14.43%]
 Mode AVX multithread  [27536 points -61.09%]
          
AVX mode comparison

Monothread integers operations
Modelo
Puntuación
9847 [5.81%]
AMD FX 8120
9306
This model

Multithread integers operations
Modelo
Puntuación
30484 [17.99%]
28152 [8.97%]
AMD FX 8120
25835
This model
25372 [-1.79%]
24082 [-6.79%]
23920 [-7.42%]
23298 [-9.82%]
23064 [-10.73%]

Monothread floating point operations
Modelo
Puntuación
7860 [14.78%]
7306 [6.69%]
6897 [0.72%]
AMD FX 8120
6848
This model

Multithread floating point operations
Modelo
Puntuación
29953 [5.15%]
AMD FX 8120
28487
This model
25607 [-10.11%]
25490 [-10.52%]
25088 [-11.93%]

Monothread generic test (Zip compression)
Modelo
Puntuación
2947 [6.32%]
2907 [4.87%]
2881 [3.93%]
AMD FX 8120
2772
This model
2674 [-3.53%]

Multithread generic test (Zip compression)
Modelo
Puntuación
AMD FX 8120
13840
This model
12972 [-6.27%]
12302 [-11.11%]
11838 [-14.46%]
11826 [-14.56%]

Monothread memory performance
Modelo
Puntuación
4751 [3.82%]
AMD FX 8120
4577
This model

Multithread memory performance
Modelo
Puntuación
2762 [5.69%]
AMD FX 8120
2613
This model
2586 [-1.06%]

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