AMD FX 4130 

Released August, 2012
  • 3.8 GHz
  • Quad core
  • Unlocked
5.6 Out of 10

The value proposition for the first generation AMD A-Series APUs is also compelling: A quad-core CPU and a DirectX® 11 highly-capable gaming GPU on a single-chip with more than 500 GFLOPs of compute power, for under $100 (A8 3850).
by Jeremy-Hellstrom (Aug, 2012)
AMD has good news for those looking to build or upgrade an AMD powered system as they are lowering their prices on processors across the board as well as adding the new four core Socket AM3+ FX-4130, with a 3.8GHz base clock and 3.9GHz in Turbo.
by Jeremy-Hellstrom (Aug, 2012)

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD FX 4130 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 4130
5.2
FX 8350
7.4
FX 4300
5.4
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 4130
6.3
FX 8350
6.9
FX 4300
6.5
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 4130
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
FX 4300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 4130
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
FX 4300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 4130
5.4
FX 8350
5.7
FX 4300
5.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 4130
7.1
FX 8350
6.3
FX 4300
6.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 4130
5.6
FX 8350
5.8
FX 4300
5.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD FX 4130

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4130
5,382
FX 8350
11,483
FX 4300
5,582

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4130
1,861
FX 8350
2,193
FX 4300
1,981

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4130
2,150,000 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
FX 4300
2,210,000 MB/s

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

FX 4130
5,990
FX 8350
6,880
FX 4300
6,610

Cinebench R11.5

FX 4130
3.11
FX 8350
6.94
FX 4300
3.47

Cinebench R11.5 (Single Core)

FX 4130
0.95
FX 8350
1.11
FX 4300
1.06

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 4130
4,156
FX 8350
9,134
FX 4300
4,676

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 4130
1,262
FX 8350
1,525
FX 4300
1,417

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type AM3+
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. ABM
  2. AES
  3. AMD-V
  4. AMD64
  5. AVX
  6. CLMUL
  7. CVT16
  8. F16C
  9. FMA4
  10. MMX
  11. SSE
  12. SSE2
  13. SSE3
  14. SSE4.1
  15. SSE4.2
  16. SSE4a
  17. Supplemental SSE3
  18. XOP
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.1

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 20
Voltage range 0.78 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.4 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 6.8 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s
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