Average Bench: 41.6% (492nd of 1158)

Based on 21,673 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: 31%Average: 41.6% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
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 62.9Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 208Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 19%. 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 244Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 276Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,673 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 SC Int 62.9 73.9
39.6 SC Float 58.2 67.9
44 SC Mixed 60.5 70.8
48.5% 60.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 QC Int 208 261
132 QC Float 188 233
143 QC Mixed 204 252
45.4% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 MC Int 279 345
168 MC Float 244 304
183 MC Mixed 276 342
40.1% 266 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.9
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 70.9
56% 70.5 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 221
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 259
MC Mixed 300
43% 287 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 69.4
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 179
QC Mixed 214
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 286
42% 276 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.7
SC Float 64.1
SC Mixed 66.4
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 212
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 293
43% 283 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.4
SC Float 53.1
SC Mixed 50.6
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 218
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 294
42% 282 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.1
SC Float 51.5
SC Mixed 45.3
41% 51 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 193
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 278
40% 269 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5415 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 15,114 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 26%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $302

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Added 5 years ago.

Good

7 days ago.

sadad


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.


Terrible

20 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

3 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

20 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.


Excellent

26 days ago.

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


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