Average Bench: 58% (501st of 1239)

Based on 27,968 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: 45%Average: 58% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 41.9% 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 80.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is 21%. 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 27,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.2 Memory 80.3 89.2
41.2 1-Core 59.7 71.8
71.5 2-Core 112 138
53.9% 84 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 4-Core 198 254
149 8-Core 266 346
30.3% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 64-Core 269 343
18.1% 269 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 54.8
2-Core 114
53% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 293
34% 261 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 132
58% 93.4 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 297
32% 247 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 111
52% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 305
32% 252 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 53.1
2-Core 94
50% 76 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 254
25% 201 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 108
50% 77.9 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 204
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 254
17% 254 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,619,833 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $542 years
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 22,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $317

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Good

5 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

16 months ago.

ES UN BUEN PROCESADOR. YO LO USO Y ME VA BIEN


Terrible

6 years ago.


Terrible

1 month ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

4 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

13 months ago.

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


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