Average Bench: 41.6% (477th of 1144)

Based on 19,552 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: 30%Average: 41.6% 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 58.3% 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 62.6Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 208Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 19.9%. 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 247Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 280Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,552 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.3 SC Int 62.6 73.9
39.9 SC Float 58.4 68
46.7 SC Mixed 60.4 71.2
48.4% 60.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 QC Int 208 259
136 QC Float 188 234
142 QC Mixed 204 251
45.4% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 MC Int 283 350
181 MC Float 247 305
201 MC Mixed 280 344
40.7% 270 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 61.5
SC Float 36
SC Mixed 61.8
42% 53.1 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 210
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 288
41% 275 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.2
SC Float 63.1
SC Mixed 64.2
52% 64.8 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 201
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 293
42% 277 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 59.3
SC Float 54.7
SC Mixed 56.3
45% 56.8 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 196
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 255
37% 244 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.8
SC Float 54.2
SC Mixed 51.2
46% 57.1 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 205
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 236
39% 261 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 43.3
SC Float 47.7
SC Mixed 52.4
38% 47.8 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 126
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 231
32% 217 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,907,899 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5411 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 12,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $327

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Excellent

6 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 years ago.


Terrible

15 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

2 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

16 months ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

3 years ago.

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


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