Average Bench: 57.1% (572nd of 1323)

Based on 40,684 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: 47%Average: 57.1% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 42.8% 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. Memory Latency 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 15.5%. 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 271Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 268Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 40,684 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.8 Memory 78.3 85.4
41.3 1-Core 60.1 70.4
80.7 2-Core 113 134
53.5% 83.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 4-Core 199 236
178 8-Core 268 317
30.5% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
180 64-Core 271 318
18.2% 271 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 129
59% 94 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 309
35% 268 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 114
54% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 259
28% 218 Pts
64-Core 254
17% 254 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,282,685 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $543 years
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 6,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $384

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Added 7 years ago.

Excellent

8 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

8 months ago.

yesssss my processor, everyone should buy


Good

3 months ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


Terrible

7 years ago.


Terrible

19 months ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

5 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Good

16 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

4 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

6 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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