Average Bench: 56.8% (543rd of 1276)

Based on 32,126 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: 56.8% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 43.1% 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 78Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 19.2%. 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 32,126 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.2 Memory 78 85.1
39.1 1-Core 59.5 70.9
70.4 2-Core 112 137
53.1% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 4-Core 197 252
159 8-Core 266 331
30.2% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 64-Core 269 335
18.1% 269 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 110
58% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 346
40% 302 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 121
57% 89.9 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 280
32% 244 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 69.3
2-Core 127
56% 90 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 294
33% 255 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 111
53% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 287
30% 238 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 115
52% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 271
30% 234 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $542 years
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 4,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $387

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Good

13 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

4 months ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


Terrible

6 years ago.


Terrible

9 months ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

4 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Good

6 months 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.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

21 months ago.

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


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