Average Bench: 57.7% (590th of 1355)

Based on 40,499 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: 48%Average: 57.7% Great: 63%
Gaming 58%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 43%
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Average average bench

The AMD FX-6100 averaged 42.3% 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 77.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 61.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 15.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-6100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 283Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 40,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Memory 77.6 84.2
41 1-Core 61.5 72.1
79.3 2-Core 116 136
54% 85 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 4-Core 209 244
169 8-Core 283 339
32.1% 246 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 64-Core 286 340
19.2% 286 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 125
58% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 307
35% 266 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 98.6
53% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 285
32% 249 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 122
57% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 256
27% 210 Pts
64-Core 289
19% 289 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 108
53% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 196
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 87.7
46% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 246
27% 208 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
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MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $544 years
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Gaming 21%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $386

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Added 8 years ago.


3 months ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


1 day ago.

yesssss my processor, everyone should buy


9 months ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


8 years ago.


2 years ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price

Very good

6 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


22 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.


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.


3 years ago.

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

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