Average Bench: 57.2% (555th of 1305)

Based on 34,203 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: 46%Average: 57.2% 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 78.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-6100 is just 16.5%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 270Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,203 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.5 Memory 78.4 85
42.8 1-Core 60.1 70.5
79.6 2-Core 112 133
53.4% 83.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 4-Core 200 244
176 8-Core 270 327
30.6% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 64-Core 273 326
18.3% 273 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.55 GHz
Memory 82
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 114
53% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 307
34% 260 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 122
56% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 256
30% 226 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 116
53% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 290
33% 254 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 42.7
2-Core 79.5
47% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 169
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 52.9
2-Core 99.3
49% 76.1 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 172
17% 133 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Oct '11
AmazonUS $543 years
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Typical FX-6100 Builds (Compare 8,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $139

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Added 7 years ago.

Excellent

20 days ago.

runs well for most games only has some issues


Excellent

1 month ago.

yesssss my processor, everyone should buy


Excellent

7 months ago.

super fast, overclockeable, big core very big six


Terrible

7 years ago.


Terrible

11 months ago.

freezes alot in windows apertly a proplem you cant fix


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

4 years ago.

Процессор хороший!


Good

8 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

3 years ago.

Epically powerful for how old it is. :D


Very good

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

24 months ago.

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


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