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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-3770K 8690 points
FX-8120 5400 points
Difference: 3290 (61%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3770K 28 GT/s
FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Difference: 3.2 (13%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3770K 3.5 GHz
FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


Core i7-3770K 8
FX-8120 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i7-3770K 77 Watts
Difference: 48 (62%)

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Model Core i7-3770K FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Ivy Bridge Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 2/3/4/4 3.4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4000
TDP 77 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM3+
Released 2012-04-01 2011-10-12