Average Bench: 42.2% (455th of 1128)

Based on 17,748 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: 35%Average: 42.2% Great: 50%
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 63.3Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 211Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 15.3%. 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 251Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 284Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,748 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.8 SC Int 63.3 74
42 SC Float 59 68.2
48.2 SC Mixed 61.3 70.9
49% 61.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 QC Int 211 257
155 QC Float 191 233
163 QC Mixed 206 250
46% 203 Pts
Min Avg Max
223 MC Int 287 348
205 MC Float 251 305
224 MC Mixed 284 344
41.2% 274 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 3.8 GHz
SC Int 71.4
SC Float 65
SC Mixed 67.9
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 244
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 340
49% 324 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 66.7
SC Mixed 69.8
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 236
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 324
47% 314 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66
SC Float 62.4
SC Mixed 64.4
51% 64.3 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 213
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 287
MC Float 246
MC Mixed 277
41% 270 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,950,087 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $547 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 12,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
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: 54% - Above average Total price: $282

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Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 years ago.


Terrible

11 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

2 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

12 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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