Average Bench: 42.2% (450th of 1117)

Based on 14,713 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor

The AMD FX-6100 has six processing cores, which is above average for a desktop CPU. Single and dual core performance is weak scoring amongst the bottom 30% of desktop processors. Multi core performance is better but still barely above the bottom 10% of processors. At nearly three years of age, the FX-6100 struggles to compete with more recent CPUs. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 29%Average: 42.2% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 57.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 62.9Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 210Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-6100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 250Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 283Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,713 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.7 SC Int 62.9 74.8
40.3 SC Float 58.7 68.6
43.9 SC Mixed 61.1 71.7
48.7% 60.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 QC Int 210 260
131 QC Float 191 236
138 QC Mixed 207 256
45.9% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
180 MC Int 285 353
180 MC Float 250 313
193 MC Mixed 283 349
41% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 61.7
SC Mixed 64.1
52% 64.5 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 230
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 317
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 317
46% 302 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.2
SC Float 67
SC Mixed 68.2
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 210
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 301
43% 288 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
SC Int 6.1
SC Float 14
SC Mixed 13.7
9% 11.3 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 259
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 358
52% 342 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 55.1
SC Mixed 47.5
46% 57.3 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 198
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 284
41% 270 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,763,778 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $545 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 11,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $272

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Excellent

25 days ago.

good for OC, whwn you OC 15% in Mhz give s you 30% in performance, exellent


Terrible

4 years ago.


Terrible

9 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

2 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

10 months ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

2 years ago.

Does all the basics, and seems to overclock well. I like it.


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