FX-8120
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FX-8120
FX-8120 Performance Specification
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3.1 GHz
3.4 GHz
8 cores
8 threads
Zambezi
125W
32nm
Socket AM3+
64 Bit
61°C
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FX-8120 Game Requirement Analysis

FX-8120 is a high-end CPU based on the 32nm Bulldozer architecture.


It offers 8 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 3.1GHz, which may go up to 3.4GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 125W.


It is a powerful Octa Core whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.


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SADAMS1980's Test Rig
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Building a gaming PC with spare parts for my girlfriend, I have this CPU, with 16GB RAM, now looking for a suitable graphics card any recs? Was looking at 680?

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Johann09's Rig
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Intel Core i5 4440 @ 3.1 GHz win to an eight-core processor for 20%? something is bad here…

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Amixovic's Rig
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Nothing is bad …i5 has better single core performance …and when we say better its about 40-50% .

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ansar177's Rig
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amd proc only 2 buy….1.fx6300
2.fx8350

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gooras315's Rig
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fx 8300 best price ! -110eur
fx 6300 -100eur
fx 8350 -160eur

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ismaelj's Rig
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GD says my cpu is 9% better than this 8 core fx 8120

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Spawncro's Rig
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Mine is 23% whit 30% oc :D

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joshwiggy15's Rig
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It wouldn't be better if it let me put that I have the black edition ;)

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Spawncro's Rig
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I got it at 4Ghz whit phenom 965 stock cooler.
I put on 1.3500 valtage.

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Zilincan's Rig
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Sounds right, btw why phenom stock cooler, 8core fx have lot better stock coolers

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Yea but i buy proc without cooler and i got that1 from phenom so i give him a try :) And he doing very good job.But im thinking to buy new cooler :)

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Well no need for anything fancy if you do not plan some crazy OC

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Yea i agree.But i wanna keep it quiet,stable and cooled :)
Im planing some cooler aroud 30-40 euro in my country :)

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Has anyone overclocked this CPU and what is the safest you overclocked it to? as I was looking to upgrade to a 9370, but would overlclocking mine be better?

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I cant say specific number of mhz, every chip is different, some can overclock more than another one
But if you stay under 1.5V on Vcore and under 65C when gaming, its ok to OC
Most of them can hit 4800MHz

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Im at 4.1ghz and the performance is awesome

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also on stock cooler

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Thats good for stock cooler
Just look on temp when you game, as I said, stay under 65C and you are good

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Should i buy this over the fx-6300 guys?

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Will this bottleneck a 7870 XT? if no then what about 7870 in crossfire?
Thanks :D

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I doubt it

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Should I upgrade to this cpu ?

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no you have better

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Would this bottleneck or be bottlenecked by the GTX 650 1gb?

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