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AMD FX-8120 Black Edition CPU Review (with Asus M5A99X EVO)

3DMark 11 is designed for testing DirectX 11 hardware running on Windows 7 and Windows Vista. The benchmark includes six all new benchmark tests that make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11 including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.

After running the tests 3DMark gives your system a score with larger numbers indicating better performance. Trusted by gamers worldwide to give accurate and unbiased results, 3DMark 11 is the best way to test DirectX 11 under game-like loads.

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In this test we can see that the FX-8120 lags behind the i5-2500K slightly in terms of overall performance.  When overclocked, the FX-8120 offers slightly better performance than the 2500K at stock settings.

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