AMD FX-8150: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-8150

Summary

AMD started AMD FX-8150 sales 12 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 MHz 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 5.97 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

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)
2.18
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Zambezi
 
Release date
12 October 2011
 
Price now
$1148
 
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
8
 
Number of threads
8
 
Base frequency
3.6 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
384 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
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
1,200 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.0125 V - Max: 1.4125 V
 

Compatibility

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
1
 
Socket
AM3+
 
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.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-8150.
Supported memory types
DDR3
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Peripherals

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

5.97

Passmark

4856

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

6120

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 i5-7442EQ, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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Advices and comments

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