CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8350 vs 6100 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 8350
7.2
FX 6100
5.4
FX 6300
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 8350
5.8
FX 6100
4.8
FX 6300
5.5
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 8350
0.0
FX 6100
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 8350
0.0
FX 6100
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 8350
5.7
FX 6100
5.7
FX 6300
5.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 8350
7.4
FX 6100
5.6
FX 6300
7.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 8350
6.0
FX 6100
5.1
FX 6300
5.7

Winner
AMD FX 8350 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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AMD FX 8350

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8350 Black Edition vs the 6100 Black Edition.

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AMD FX 6100

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Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8350 vs 6100

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
11,483
FX 6100
6,990

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,193
FX 6100
1,798

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
FX 6100
2,090,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
10,956
FX 6100
6,679

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
12,126
FX 6100
7,818

GeekBench

FX 8350
12,796
FX 6100
8,368

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8350
9,134
FX 6100
5,409

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525
FX 6100
1,184

Reviews Word on the street

FX 8350  vs 6100 

8.0
7.0
Value is core to this arrangement, and being able to put together a decent AMD CPU/mobo combo for less than a Core i5 setup means that you get a good chunk of cash to spend on your graphics card.
FX 8350

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8350  vs
6100 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core
Socket type
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

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

details

FX 8350  vs
6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Voltage range 0.81 - 1.45V 1.21 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 709 142
Overclock review score 0.95 5
Overclocked clock speed 4.72 GHz 4.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz 4.76 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 10,147 3,158.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.72 GHz 4.39 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 95W
Annual home energy cost 56.1 $/year 48.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 159.62 $/year 136.66 $/year
Performance per watt 5.74 pt/W 3.76 pt/W
Idle power consumption 92W 79W
Peak power consumption 182.21W 156W
Typical power consumption 159.66W N/A

bus

Clock speed 2,600 MHz 2,600 MHz
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Comments

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I ended up going with amd fx6100 runs at 3.6mhz and very nice price of 88pounds at the time only 95watts as well some times less is more
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