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Front view of AMD FX 8120

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AMD FX 8120

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the FX 8120 vs the Athlon 64 FX 70.

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 FX 70

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AMD Athlon 64 FX 70

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Features Key features of the FX 8120  vs Athlon 64 FX 70 

clock speed

FX 8120
3.1 GHz
Athlon 64 FX 70
2.6 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

FX 8120
4.47 GHz
Athlon 64 FX 70
2.99 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

FX 8120
4.73 GHz
Athlon 64 FX 70
2.6 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8120  vs
Athlon 64 FX 70 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cores Octa core Dual core
Socket type
AM3+
F

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

FX 8120  vs
Athlon 64 FX 70 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 8 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C Unknown - 63°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.47 GHz 2.99 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.73 GHz 2.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.47 GHz 2.99 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 125W
Annual home energy cost 46.87 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year 109.5 $/year
Typical power consumption 117.5W 101.56W
AMD FX 8120
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