Average Bench: 41.2% (510th of 1173)

Based on 22,721 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: 41.2% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 58.7% 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 62.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is 21%. 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 241Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 272Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.8 SC Int 62.9 73.9
37.2 SC Float 57.8 68.2
39.5 SC Mixed 60.3 70.7
48.3% 60.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 QC Int 205 253
112 QC Float 186 228
125 QC Mixed 202 247
44.8% 198 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 MC Int 276 331
152 MC Float 241 297
159 MC Mixed 272 328
39.6% 263 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.5
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 74.1
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 265
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 363
53% 352 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 66.8
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 251
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 341
49% 327 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 64.1
SC Mixed 67.4
53% 66.4 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 249
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 324
47% 312 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.4
SC Float 57.4
SC Mixed 59.1
48% 60 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 213
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 293
43% 284 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 33.6
SC Float 31.4
SC Mixed 30.6
26% 31.9 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 114
QC Mixed 134
28% 124 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 156
MC Mixed 176
25% 167 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,518,603 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $5417 months
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 16,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $297

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Excellent

5 months ago.

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Good

25 days ago.

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


Terrible

5 years ago.


Terrible

22 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

3 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Excellent

22 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.


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


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