Average Bench: 57.3% (529th of 1264)

Based on 33,453 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]

Poor: 46%Average: 57.3% Great: 64%
Gaming 57%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 42.6% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 79Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-6100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 268Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 265Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 33,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.8 Memory 79 86.8
39.6 1-Core 59.2 70.6
71.5 2-Core 111 135
53.3% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 198 243
169 8-Core 265 327
30.2% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 64-Core 268 330
18% 268 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 67.6
2-Core 126
57% 91.2 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 331
38% 289 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 108
54% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 291
31% 243 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 119
57% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 300
33% 254 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 65.7
2-Core 118
56% 87.7 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 255
31% 234 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 51.8
2-Core 90.2
48% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 247
24% 195 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,215,785 CPUs tested.


Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $542 years
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop 51%
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $135

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Added 6 years ago.


9 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


7 days ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


6 years ago.


5 months ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price

Very good

4 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


3 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


2 months ago.

Bien pour des tâches moyennes comme le 4300 il tient bien la réputation des FX : Ils chauffent beaucoup trop. Malgré tout le processeur a une bonne fréquence mais n'est pas très bien optimisé.

Very good

4 years ago.

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


17 months ago.

Excellent performance, overclocking compatibility. Running it for 1 year, 24/7 @ 4,5GHz with no problems.

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