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AMD Phenom ii x6 1100t vs fx-6100

- The AMD’s bulldozer processor has been disappointing if the benchmark results are to be believed. The MD Phenom ii x6 1100t and the fx-6100 makes a good comparison as both are hex core and both have the same base clock 3.3 GHz.

- The Bulldozer FX-6100, actually has three modules and each module has two integer cores ( and one Floating point core). The FPs are less frequently used in common computing scenario and this is the reason behind AMD’s architecture.

- The benchmark results suggest that the AMD’s Phenom ii X6 is better and there seems to be no good reason to prefer FX-6100 bulldozer processor.

Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Vs AMD FX-6100 Feature Differences

Feature AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD FX-6100
Core Frequency 3.30 GHz 3.30 GHz
No. Of Cores 6 6
Cache Organization 6 MB L3 Cache 8 MB L3, 6 MB L2
Turbo Frequency 3.70 GHz 3-core 3.9 GHz, 6-core 3.6 GHz
TDP Rating 125 Watts 95 Watts
64 Bit Support Y Y
Lithography 45 nm 32 nm
Integrated Memory Controller DDR3-1333 DDR3-1866
Integrated Graphics No Integrated Graphics None


Table : AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Vs AMD FX-6100 Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD FX-6100
PassMark CPU Mark Score
6292 5696
Super Pi 2M (Lower in better)
Not available Not available
3D Mark 06 CPU

5986 4471
Windows 7 Experience Score
Not available 7.4


Some more details of AMD Phenom II X6 1100T

The Hex Core Phenom ii X6 1100T is a low cost gaming / high performance processor that currently competes with the Intel’s 1st and second generation core i5 and core i7 processor. It has been a while since the processor has been launched and gamers are using it for building systems on their existing AM2+/AM3 socket motherboard. With a good gaming card the the 1100T, you may be able to give your existing motherboard a good life. The 2nd gen Sandy Bridge, however, has widened the gap and we have to wait with finger crossed on the new developments. If AMD delays too much this time, it may be going of biz soon.

Some more details of AMD FX-6100

AMD’s FX 6100 has six cores and you will need to take advantage of all the six cores to appreciate the performance of this processor.


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One Response

  1. Viking2121 says:

    Just wait for a little while for Bulldozer’s line to improve. Im sure its all for marketing (Not really smart on AMD’s part) but the FX-6100 is slower and ment to be low end of the Bulldozer’s line. I bet we will see a performance increase once some of these motherboard manufactures provide bios updates that will help improve the performance. just like the Phenom Line.

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