AMD FX-4100: specs and benchmarks

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AMD FX-4100
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Year of release 2011
Performance 2.90
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AMD FX-4100
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Summary

AMD started AMD FX-4100 sales 12 October 2011. This is Zambezi architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 3900 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM3+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

2.90%

percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of FX-4100 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1471
Value for money (0-100)5.87
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameZambezi
Release date12 October 2011 (10 years ago)
Price now$29 of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money (0-100)

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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads4
Base clock speed3.6 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.9 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L1 cache192 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache4 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography32 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size315 mm2
Number of transistors1,200 millionof 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+
Unlocked multiplier+

Compatibility

Information on FX-4100 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketAM3+
Thermal design power (TDP)95 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by FX-4100. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
FMA+
AVX+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-4100's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3 Dual-channelof 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of FX-4100. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

FX-4100 2.90
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Physics

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

FX-4100 2544
FX-4100 3300

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-4100 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall FX-4100 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-4100 from Intel is Core i5-760, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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