AMD FX-8120 vs Intel Core i5-3570S

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM3+ Intel Socket 1155
Process size 32 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,200 million unknown
Die size 315 mm² 133 mm²
Package µPGA FC-LGA12C
Foundry Intel
tCaseMax 69°C

Performance

Frequency 3.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4 GHz up to 3.8 GHz
Base clock 200 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 15.5x 31.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.425 V
TDP 125 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life unknown
Release date Oct 12th, 2011 Jun 1st, 2012
Codename Zambezi Ivy Bridge
Generation FX Core i5
Part FD8120FRGUBOXFD8120FRW8KGU SR0T9
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)

Cores

Total Cores 8 4
Total Threads 8 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 2500

Cache

Cache L1 384K 64K (per core)
Cache L2 8MB 256K (per core)
Cache L3 8MB (shared) 6MB (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 Intel HD 2500 frequency: 650-1150MHz

Features & Technologies

AES Yes
AES-NI Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
AVX Yes Yes
CLMUL Yes
CVT16 Yes
EIST Yes
EVP Yes
FMA4 Yes
HT3.1 Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes
Turbo Core Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes
XD bit Yes
XOP Yes

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