AMD FX 4100 

Released October, 2011
  • 3.6 GHz
  • Quad core
  • Unlocked
2.7 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD FX 4100 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 4100
2.7
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 4100
0.0
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 4100
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 4100
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 4100
3.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 4100
3.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

2.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 4100
2.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD FX 4100

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4100
5,176
Core i5 3470
9,436

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4100
1,827
Core i5 3470
2,983

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4100
2,150,000 MB/s
Phenom II X4 955
129,850 MB/s
Core i5 3470
2,470,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4100
4,993
Core i5 3470
9,226

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4100
5,580
Core i5 3470
10,031

GeekBench

FX 4100
6,919
Core i5 3470
12,141

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 4100
4,051
Core i5 3470
6,607

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 4100
1,221
Core i5 3470
1,906

Reviews Word on the street for the AMD FX 4100


7.0

8.1

Overall

8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type AM3+
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. ABM
  2. AES
  3. AMD-V
  4. AMD64
  5. AVX
  6. CLMUL
  7. CVT16
  8. F16C
  9. FMA4
  10. MMX
  11. SSE
  12. SSE2
  13. SSE3
  14. SSE4.1
  15. SSE4.2
  16. SSE4a
  17. Supplemental SSE3
  18. XOP
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 319 mm²
Voltage range 1.14 - 1.55V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 127
Overclock review score 4
Overclocked clock speed 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.99 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,972.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.66 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W
Annual home energy cost 34.18 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 114.41 $/year
Performance per watt 6.46 pt/W
Idle power consumption 43W
Peak power consumption 130.6W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.1
Data rate 10,400 MB/s
Transfer rate 5,200 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz
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Comments

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I have this FX4100 in my Phenom 2 asrock motherboard and im looking to get a better gameing performance out of my cpu, as i bought as a pic your parts they assemble online cyberpowerPC and i wasnt as informed when choosing parts i ended up with the bulldozer and have never really been too happy with games online, im running a Radeon HD 7750 video card w 8GB RAM, looking for upgrade CPU suggestions
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