AMD FX-6100
Top 29%315 points
Top 29%
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16GHz - 21.33GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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total clock speed
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semiconductor size
number of transistors
RAM speed
thermal design power (TDP)
6 x 3.3
GHz
AMD Opteron 6220
8 x 8GHz
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AMD FX-6100: 45 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

6 x 3.3GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 8GHz
148
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
104
0

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
6
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
65
0

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
MediaTek Helio X30: 10nm
64
0

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
288KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

6. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
95W
Intel Atom Z670: 3W
61
0

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
5406
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470
61
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
AMD Opteron 6380: 16MB
60
0

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
56
0

10. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
6945
Intel Core i7-4960X: 22113
55
0

11. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
21GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s
54
0

12. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.9GHz
AMD FX-9590: 5GHz
53
0

13. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
AMD FX-6100
7% have it
45
0

14. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1200 million
Nvidia Tegra K1 (64-bit): 7100 million
43
0

15. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD FX-6100
84% have it
42
0

16. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD FX-6100
65% have it
41
0

17. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
8MB
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 60MB
40
0

18. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i7-4770K: 3
40
0

19. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1202
Intel Core i7-4790K: 2546
40
0

20. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-3960X: 4
40
0

21. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.33MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
0

22. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD FX-6100
9% have it
38
0

23. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.
6683
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
38
0

24. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
73
Intel Core i7-4720HQ: 396.87
35
0

25. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD FX-6100
88% have it
33
0

26. SysMark 2012 result

SysMark 2012 result for overall CPU performance.
122
Intel Core i7-980X: 257
33
0

27. bus transfer rate

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
5.4GT/s
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 9.6GT/s
30
0

28. height

40mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

29. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD FX-6100
95% have it
30
0

30. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
70°C
Intel Core i7-3940XM: 105°C
30
0

31. result for media creation

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out media creation work.
118
Intel Core i7-4770K: 233
29
0

32. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD FX-6100
35% have it
29
0

33. result for web development

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out web development work.
81
Intel Core i7-3960X: 268
29
0

34. result for data work

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out data and financial analysis work.
176
Intel Core i7-4960X: 340
29
0

35. Cinebench 11.5 result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
0.95
Intel Core i7-4790K: 2.05
29
0

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