Average Bench: 35.1% (460th of 1182)

Based on 22,959 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: 24%Average: 35.1% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 64.8% 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 60.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 114Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 17.9%. 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 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,959 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.4 1-Core 60.4 70.6
81.1 2-Core 114 135
41.4% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 4-Core 201 242
176 8-Core 269 327
30.8% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 64-Core 273 327
18.4% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64
2-Core 125
45% 94.6 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 319
36% 274 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 126
46% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 271
33% 248 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.2
2-Core 94.7
36% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 257
30% 227 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 115
43% 89.8 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 212
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,208,484 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5419 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 17,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $317

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Excellent

7 months ago.

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Good

2 months ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.


Terrible

24 months 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

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


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