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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-6700HQ 7270 points
FX-8120 5400 points
Difference: 1870 (35%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Core i7-6700HQ 20.8 GT/s
Difference: 4 (19%)

Core Speed

FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (19%)


Core i7-6700HQ 8
FX-8120 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i7-6700HQ 45 Watts
Difference: 80 (178%)

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Model Core i7-6700HQ FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Skylake-H Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 2.6 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 8 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