Average Bench: 37.9% (567th of 1206)

Based on 27,133 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: 28%Average: 37.9% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 62.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 114Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 16.3%. 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 270Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,133 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.6 1-Core 60.3 70.5
86.2 2-Core 114 136
41.3% 87 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 4-Core 201 246
177 8-Core 270 328
30.8% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 64-Core 273 332
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 56.4
2-Core 106
39% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 213
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.1
2-Core 85.5
31% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 274
29% 227 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,106,424 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5424 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 19,434 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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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: 39% - Below average Total price: $336

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Good

1 month ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

12 months ago.

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


Good

7 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

9 months ago.

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


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