Average Bench: 54.7% (640th of 1363)

Based on 43,339 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: 44%Average: 54.7% Great: 60%
Gaming 55%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 40%
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Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 45.3% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 77.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 57.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-6100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 231Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 228Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 43,339 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Memory 77.6 84.2
39.3 1-Core 57.8 67.8
72.9 2-Core 106 126
50.9% 80.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 179 216
141 8-Core 228 275
26% 203 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 64-Core 231 280
14.3% 231 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 109
53% 83.9 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 224
26% 202 Pts
64-Core 227
14% 227 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 104
52% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 219
26% 199 Pts
64-Core 220
14% 220 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 103
52% 81.1 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 203
24% 187 Pts
64-Core 227
14% 227 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.1
1-Core 42.6
2-Core 83.3
38% 61 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 164
18% 143 Pts
64-Core 159
10% 159 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 14.2
1-Core 22.3
2-Core 30.1
13% 22.2 Pts
4-Core 74.4
8-Core 73.7
10% 74.1 Pts
64-Core 52.3
3% 52.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,582,656 CPUs tested.


MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $544 years
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Gaming 22%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $336

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Added 8 years ago.


8 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


13 months ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


8 years ago.


2 years ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


5 years ago.

low perfomance for that price

Very good

6 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


2 years 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.


5 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D

Very good

6 years ago.

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


3 years ago.

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

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