Average Bench: 56.8% (573rd of 1316)

Based on 39,187 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: 56.8% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 43.2% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 77.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-6100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,187 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.3 Memory 77.9 85.8
39.9 1-Core 59.6 70.4
73.9 2-Core 112 133
53.1% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 4-Core 197 237
164 8-Core 266 321
30.2% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 64-Core 269 322
18% 269 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 136
59% 95 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 299
33% 253 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 134
59% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 299
32% 249 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 65.6
2-Core 114
54% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 280
31% 241 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,346,793 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $543 years
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 6,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $385

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Added 7 years ago.

Excellent

5 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

6 months ago.

yesssss my processor, everyone should buy


Good

1 month ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


Terrible

7 years ago.


Terrible

17 months ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

5 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Good

14 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.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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