AMD FX 8150 

Released October, 2011
  • 3.6 GHz
  • Octa core
  • Unlocked
4.5 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD FX 8150 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 8150
8.3
FX 6300
6.1
FX 8350
8.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 8150
3.2
FX 6300
4.9
FX 8350
7.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 8150
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 8150
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 8150
4.5
FX 6300
5.0
FX 8350
5.3
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 8150
4.9
FX 6300
5.8
FX 8350
6.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

4.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 8150
4.5
FX 6300
4.8
FX 8350
5.6

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD FX 8150

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
10,087
FX 6300
7,871
FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
1,990
FX 8350
2,193
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
2,265,000 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
9,664
FX 6300
7,447
FX 8350
10,956

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
10,251
FX 6300
8,232
FX 8350
12,126

GeekBench

FX 8150
11,782
FX 6300
9,503
FX 8350
12,796

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8150
7,747
FX 8350
9,134
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8150
1,355
FX 8350
1,525
FX 6300
1,446

Reviews Word on the street for the AMD FX 8150


7.0

6.0

9.2

Overall

7.8 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz
Cores Octa 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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s
Maximum memory size 24,576 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 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 21
Voltage range 1.22 - 1.52V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 216
Overclock review score 4.5
Overclocked clock speed 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.71 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 67.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 200.6 $/year
Performance per watt 4.14 pt/W
Idle power consumption 104W
Peak power consumption 229W
Typical power consumption 197.75W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.1
Data rate 10,400 MB/s
Transfer rate 5,200 MT/s
Clock speed 2,600 MHz
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