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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

FX-8120 5400 points
Core i5-6300HQ 5010 points
Difference: 390 (8%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Core i5-6300HQ 9.2 GT/s
Difference: 15.6 (170%)

Core Speed

FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (35%)

Threads

FX-8120 8
Core i5-6300HQ 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i5-6300HQ 45 Watts
Difference: 80 (178%)

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Model Core i5-6300HQ FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Skylake-H Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 2.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 5/7/7/9 3.4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530
TDP 45 Watts 125 Watts
Socket BGA 1440 AM3+
Released 2015-09-01 2011-10-12
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Core i5-6300HQ

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FX-8120

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