AMD FX-8120 Processor

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FX-8120 is a desktop processor from AMD released on 12 October 2011, and it is in end-of-life production status now. It belongs to FX family and has a Zambezi architecture. This processor is built on AMD Socket AM3+, and uses Gen 2 PCI express connection. 32 nm process is used in production.

Processor has 8 cores and 8 threads, with the base frequency of 3.1 GHz. It has DDR3 Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 384K, L2 8MB and L3 8MB (shared).

Learn more about AMD FX-8120:

Specifications

Market
Desktop
Release date
12 October 2011
Production status
End-of-life
Generation
FX
Codename
Zambezi
Socket
AMD Socket AM3+
Number of cores
8
Number of threads
8
Frequency
3.1 GHz
Turbo clock
up to 4 GHz
Cache L1
384K
Cache L2
8MB
Cache L3
8MB (shared)
TDP
125 W

Physical

Socket
AMD Socket AM3+
Process size
32 nm
Transistors
1,200 million
Die size
315 mm²
Package
µPGA

Performance

Frequency
3.1 GHz
Turbo clock
up to 4 GHz
Base clock
200 MHz
Multiplier
15.5x
Multiplier unlocked
Yes
Voltage
1.425 V
TDP
125 W

Architecture

Market
Desktop
Production status
End-of-life
Release date
12 October 2011
Codename
Zambezi
Generation
FX
Part
FD8120FRGUBOXFD8120FRW8KGU
Memory support
DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory
No
PCI Express
Gen 2

Cores

Number of cores
8
Number of threads
8
SMP # CPUs
1
Integrated graphics
N/A

Cache

Cache L1
384K
Cache L2
8MB
Cache L3
8MB (shared)

Notes

Notes
16KB L1 data cache per core. 64KB L1 instruction cache shared per two cores (per module). 2MB L2 cache shared per two cores (per module). This processor comes with an unlocked multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than the shipped

Features

  • MMX
  • SSE
  • SSE2
  • SSE3
  • SSSE3
  • SSE4A
  • SSE4.1
  • SSE4.2
  • AES
  • AVX
  • AMD64
  • EVP
  • AMD-V
  • CLMUL
  • FMA4
  • XOP
  • Turbo Core
  • CVT16
  • HT3.1

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