AMD FX-8150: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-8150


AMD started AMD FX-8150 sales on October 2011. This is Zambezi architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM3+ processor with a TDP of 125 Watt. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 15.96 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

General info

Of FX-8150 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Achitecture codename
Release date
on October 2011
Price now
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

FX-8150's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of FX-8150's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
384 KB
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
8192 KB
L3 cache
8192 KB
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
Die size
315 mm2
Maximum core temperature
61 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1200 million
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.0125 V - Max: 1.4125 V


Information on FX-8150 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-8150. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-8150 are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-8150.
Supported memory types


Specifications and connection of FX-8150's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
n / a

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FX-8150. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




3DMark Fire Strike Physics


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-8150 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall FX-8150 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-8150 from Intel is Core i3-9100T, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Advices and comments

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