Average Bench: 39.4% (529th of 1158)

Based on 16,303 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4100 Quad-Core Processor

The AMD FX-4100 is an inexpensive entry level quad-core processor. It was released in Q4 of 2011 and at the time was AMD’s budget chip on its latest Bulldozer architecture. Its base clock speed of 3.6 GHz boosts to 3.8 GHz in turbo mode and with appropriate cooling can be over-clocked to speeds of 4.9 GHz. Even though these numbers appear impressive, the real world effective speed only averages 59. This should be fine for general computing and even gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. It’s the FX-4100’s single-core performance which lets it down when compared to similarly priced Intel processors such as the Core i3-3225. Since the majority of daily computing relies single core performance typical desktop users will find better value elsewhere. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 28%Average: 39.4% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-4100 averaged 60.5% 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
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4100 is just 18.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-4100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 177Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 200Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,303 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.6 SC Int 63.3 75
35.1 SC Float 59 69.1
35.1 SC Mixed 60.7 71.6
48.8% 61 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 QC Int 196 233
112 QC Float 173 209
123 QC Mixed 194 232
42.6% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 MC Int 202 235
125 MC Float 177 209
138 MC Mixed 200 234
29% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.6
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 66.6
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 213
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 212
31% 204 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.4
SC Float 62
SC Mixed 63.9
51% 63.8 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 201
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 209
30% 199 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.4
SC Float 60.2
SC Mixed 61.5
49% 61.7 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 155
QC Mixed 187
39% 174 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 187
27% 180 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 47.7
SC Float 55
SC Mixed 61.3
44% 54.7 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 181
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 172
27% 179 Pts
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Typical FX-4100 Builds (Compare 3,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $232

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 Comments

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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

3 months ago.

I cannot play games with this CPU. They will consistently crash, making them unplayable. It isn't like my GPU is lacking as I have a GTX 1060 6GB. It is all about the CPU, in this case


Terrible

5 months ago.

after some years the cpu slows down hardly so you cant do anything In 2017 i could easily play games and record them now i cant even play cs go normally


Terrible

4 years ago.


Excellent

23 months ago.

People who don't like it don't know how to overclock properly. I'm getting 4600Mhz stable on a crappy old gigabyte motherboard. On userbenchmark mine is the highest Mhz.


Good

4 months ago.

Performs reasonably well considering the year it was made as well as the architecture word to the wise if you are going to put it under load upgrade the cooler 'cause the stock cooler will not work if you OC or use this CPU for 3D animating.


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