Average Bench: 53.5% (711th of 1452)

Based on 44,863 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: 41%Average: 53.5% Great: 60%
Gaming 54%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 39%
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Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 46.4% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 76.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 55.7Pts

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.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 219Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 215Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 44,863 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.8 Memory 76.8 84
32.1 1-Core 55.7 67.3
67.8 2-Core 101 124
49.7% 77.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 171 211
132 8-Core 215 269
24.7% 193 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 64-Core 219 269
13.6% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
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)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 128
57% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 242
28% 217 Pts
64-Core 243
15% 243 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 113
53% 84 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 231
27% 209 Pts
64-Core 239
15% 239 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 101
50% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 240
27% 214 Pts
64-Core 240
15% 240 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 64.4
2-Core 115
52% 83.9 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 236
28% 215 Pts
64-Core 240
15% 240 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 103
50% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 203
23% 179 Pts
64-Core 220
14% 220 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 68,075,491 CPUs tested


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Gaming 21%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $302

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16 months ago.

absolute garbage there's cheaper and better options


2 years ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


4 years ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


10 years ago.

Very good

8 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


3 years 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.


6 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D

Very good

8 years ago.

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


5 years ago.

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

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