Conclusion: Sadly, its more of the same bad news for AMD or anyone with a Socket AM3+ motherboard looking for a decent CPU for around the £150 mark. The FX-8120 just isn't a good choice when it comes to the kind of applications we run on our PCs.
Summary: The 8-core FX-8120 CPU from AMD gets near the 2500K performances in heavy multithreaded apps and thanks to its unlocked features, we can overclock it near 50% (depending on the quality of the batch).
Codename “Pitcairn”: AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition and HD 7850 Graphics Cards
4 April 2012
Summary: Will the daring newcomers based on the mainstream AMD GPUs be able to outdo the previous generation High-End graphics cards in performance, energy-efficiency and price? You bet they will! This is what we will talk about in our today’s review.
Conclusion: FX-8120, like the Bulldozer platform in whole, is bit of a weird product on the market. While it has mediocre performance in multithreaded programs, it falls far behind similarly priced Intel processors in singlethreaded programs.
AMD FX-8120 Black Edition CPU Review (with Asus M5A99X EVO)
21 June 2012
Excerpt: 5 Flares 5 Flares × Back in October we conducted an in-depth test of AMD’s FX-8150 Black Edition , the range topping processor based on their latest Bulldozer architecture. We were reasonably impressed with the chip as it overclocked well and outperformed the Intel Core i5-2500K in a number of...
Excerpt: Den 12. oktober i fjor ble AMDs Bulldozer-arkitektur lansert. Vi har tidligere hatt en sniktitt og test av AMDs toppmodell med modellnavn FX-8150. Vi konkluderte den gang at ytelsen ikke strakk til for å hamle opp med Intels prosessorer.
Excerpt: AMD lanzó recientemente su nueva generación de procesadores domésticos “ FX series ” que sustituyen a los Phenom II. También es conocido por Bulldozer o Zambezi, incorporan 4, 6 y 8 núcleos (multiplicador desbloqueado) y fabricados a 32nm.