Real World Speed
Performance profile from 114,418 user samples
114,418 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 4.65 GHz
Worst Bench: 35% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 35% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 391st / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
46 % 92.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+101%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
66.9 Pts 118 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+76%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
225 Pts 447 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+99%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
308 Pts 949 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+208%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78.1 Pts 131 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+68%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts 511 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+88%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
375 Pts 1,072 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+186%
Market Share
Based on 13,907,899 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 126 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % 1.43 % Much higher market share.
+54%
Price
Price (score)
$50 Hugely cheaper.
+374%
237 USD
Value
Value For Money
89.1 % 102 % Slightly better value.
+14%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 85.7 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+11%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6.44 cores Slightly higher core count.
+7%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 11.6 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+93%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 13.8 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+132%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +1% 3.47 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.1 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
82 Pts 126 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+54%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
73.6 Pts 136 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+85%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
284 Pts 493 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+74%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
250 Pts 534 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+114%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
384 Pts 1,024 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+167%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
332 Pts 1,106 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+233%
Age
Newest
75 Months 18.1 Months Hugely more recent.
+314%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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The FX 6-Core, like most CPUs from AMD, delivers reasonably good server orientated multi threaded performance and consequently good processing thoughput at a reasonable price tag. Where the FX 6-Core lacks is in the area of single core performance which although not normally a major problem for server workloads, is always very relevant to desktop users. The overall performance of the FX 6-Core is comparable to Intel's five years younger Core i7-950. There are server orientated use cases where the FX 6-Core will excel thanks to its excellent overall throughput and in those instances the FX 6-Core represents good value for money. But typical desktop users will find far better value elsewhere[Sep '13 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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