My 8120 Shows Up As AMD BE or 4c/8t Tags: CPUs Core Temp AMD Last response: May 8, 2012 12:51 AM in CPUs Share melikepie a b à CPUs May 7, 2012 11:02:51 AM Core Temp Says AMD Prosseser BE (not normal for me), cinebench says it has 4 cores and 8 threads why? FX 8120 OC @ 3.3GHz More about : 8120 shows amd de5_Roy a b à CPUs a b À AMD May 7, 2012 11:20:27 AM shouldn't you be happy for core temp reading your cpu as a core i7? may be you need to update your monitoring programs. yummerzzz a b à CPUs May 7, 2012 11:36:06 AM Also is your motherboard BIOS updated to a version which supports Bulldozer FX CPU's? Related resources Is the AMD Fx- 8120 a true 8 core? - Forum AMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture - Forum AMD FX & I7 - Forum Intel G620 or AMD athlon II X3 - Forum AMD FX-6100 vs intel i5 2500k - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer melikepie a b à CPUs May 8, 2012 12:50:03 AM yummerzzz said:Also is your motherboard BIOS updated to a version which supports Bulldozer FX CPU's? It does support it, it's just now doing this! melikepie a b à CPUs May 8, 2012 12:51:16 AM de5_Roy said:shouldn't you be happy for core temp reading your cpu as a core i7? may be you need to update your monitoring programs. Not exactly, well if you think about it, thew 8120 does not suck beacasue it's acually better then the i7 when it comes to integer stuff but it's not exactly like a 8 core sandy bridge. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAMD FX- 8120 Prime95 test core error ForumFx- 8120 fan speed and temps jump up and down like a yo-yo ForumAMD 8120 Cooling issues ForumFX 4100 - 4 Cores become 2? :S ForumComputer won't even go into bios AMD FX- 8120 ForumHaswell: News, Rumors & Reviews ForumAMD FX- 8120 massively overheating at stock settings ForumAMD FX- 8120 ForumWant to clock amd fx 8120 to 4.0ghz ForumSo here we go again! AMD FX 8120 vs intel core i5 2500k! ForumWill this PSU be enough? Forum[Solved] Amd athlon ii vs amd phenom x4 Forum[Solved] Amd athlon ii x2 vs intel i5 Forum[Solved] Worth the upgrade AMD X6 to i7 2600 Forum[Solved] AMD vs [ not really vs ] INTEL More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !