AMD FX-8100 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD FX-8100 has 8 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the AMD FX series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM3+ socket and was released in Q4/2011.
AMD FX-8100

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD FX-8100. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD FX-8100.

Name: AMD FX-8100
Family: AMD FX (30)
CPU group: AMD FX-8000 (11)
Architecture: Vishera (Bulldozer)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD FX-8100 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD FX-8100 is 2.80 GHz (3.70 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.70 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 29.9 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
29.9 GB/s
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 95 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD FX-8100 is made in 32 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 8.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: AM3+
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
Release date: Q4/2011
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD FX-8100 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Athlon 220GE AMD Athlon 220GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
AMD Athlon PRO 300GE AMD Athlon PRO 300GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
Intel Core i5-7300U Intel Core i5-7300U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Intel Pentium Silver N6000
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
AMD A12-9800 AMD A12-9800
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
AMD Athlon 200GE AMD Athlon 200GE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-3770S Intel Core i7-3770S
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
Intel Core i7-4850HQ Intel Core i7-4850HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
Intel Core i3-9300T Intel Core i3-9300T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
Intel Core i7-4900MQ Intel Core i7-4900MQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
Intel Core i5-8260U Intel Core i5-8260U
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz


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