Average Bench: 43.1% (407th of 1089)

Based on 14,522 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: 36%Average: 43.1% 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 56.9% 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 64.1Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 215Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 13.8%. 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 255Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,522 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.6 SC Int 64.1 73.9
50.7 SC Float 60.2 68.3
50 SC Mixed 62.3 71.1
49.8% 62.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 QC Int 215 256
159 QC Float 196 233
170 QC Mixed 211 251
47% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
235 MC Int 292 344
212 MC Float 255 305
225 MC Mixed 289 343
41.9% 279 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 74.7
SC Mixed 77.9
62% 78 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 283
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 388
56% 371 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 73.1
58% 72.9 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 262
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 319
MC Mixed 364
52% 349 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.4
SC Float 57.3
SC Mixed 59.5
48% 59.7 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 152
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 177
26% 174 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,443,347 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $542 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 9,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $282

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Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 years ago.


Terrible

7 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

23 months ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

7 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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