Average Bench: 37.6% (559th of 1196)

Based on 25,172 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: 26%Average: 37.6% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 62.3% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 113Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 18.4%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,172 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.2 1-Core 60 70.7
74.1 2-Core 113 135
41% 86.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 4-Core 199 243
158 8-Core 269 325
30.6% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 64-Core 273 325
18.3% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 132
48% 100 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 284
32% 248 Pts
64-Core 295
20% 295 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67
2-Core 130
46% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 297
33% 255 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 122
45% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 292
33% 253 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.8
2-Core 130
42% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 252
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 58
2-Core 108
40% 83 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 272
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,859,541 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5421 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 18,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $325

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Excellent

9 months ago.

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Good

4 months ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

3 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

2 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


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