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AMD FX-8120 vs Ryzen 5 1500X

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Ryzen 5 1500X 11510 points
FX-8120 5400 points
Difference: 6110 (113%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1500X 28 GT/s
FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Difference: 3.2 (13%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5 GHz
FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


FX-8120 8
Ryzen 5 1500X 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-8120 125 Watts
Ryzen 5 1500X 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model FX-8120 Ryzen 5 1500X
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Architecture Bulldozer-Zambezi 14nm
Core Speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 8/4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 3.4 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 2 MB 2MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 16MB
GPU Model
TDP 125 Watts 65 Watts
Socket AM3+ AM4
Released 2011-10-12 April 2017