Average Bench: 41.5% (484th of 1147)

Based on 19,985 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: 30%Average: 41.5% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 58.5% 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 62.6Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 208Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 18.9%. 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 245Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 276Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.7 SC Int 62.6 73.6
39.4 SC Float 58.2 68
46.8 SC Mixed 60.5 70.5
48.4% 60.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 QC Int 208 253
136 QC Float 188 230
137 QC Mixed 203 249
45.2% 199 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 MC Int 281 332
176 MC Float 245 298
189 MC Mixed 276 329
40.2% 267 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.2
SC Float 60.3
SC Mixed 62.5
50% 62.3 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 236
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 306
46% 303 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 71.4
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 69.6
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 217
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 295
43% 285 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,599,209 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5413 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 14,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $321

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Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

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Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.


Terrible

18 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

2 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

18 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.


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