Average Bench: 42.8% (368th of 985)

Based on 13,622 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: 33%Average: 42.8% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 57.2% 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 63.4Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 213Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 17.3%. 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 252Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.4 SC Int 63.4 73.8
46.8 SC Float 59.6 68.2
48.3 SC Mixed 61.9 71.1
49.4% 61.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 QC Int 213 258
148 QC Float 194 231
157 QC Mixed 210 252
46.6% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 MC Int 287 341
188 MC Float 252 305
216 MC Mixed 286 340
41.4% 275 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 63.8
SC Float 62.2
SC Mixed 62.6
50% 62.9 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 234
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 304
43% 289 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.6
SC Float 60.9
SC Mixed 61.1
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 232
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 284
MC Mixed 296
44% 292 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 68.1
SC Mixed 70.8
57% 70.8 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 210
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 304
44% 290 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.5
SC Float 55.6
SC Mixed 58.7
47% 58.3 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 202
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 257
37% 247 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51
SC Float 53.6
SC Mixed 53.1
42% 52.6 Pts
QC Int 136
QC Float 147
QC Mixed 123
31% 135 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 193
32% 213 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 8,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $265

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Poor

2 months ago.

just get the 6300


Excellent

6 months ago.

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


Terrible

3 years ago.


Good

2 months ago.

Pretaktovanie


Terrible

17 days ago.

it sucks


Terrible

4 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

21 months ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

5 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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