AMD FX-6100 vs Intel Pentium G3250

AMD FX-6100
AMD Socket AM3+DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Oct 2011
AMD FX-6100

Intel Pentium G3250
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 2 / Jul 2014
Intel Pentium G3250

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD FX-6100

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Pentium G3250

41 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD FX-6100.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

AMD FX-6100

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD FX-6100

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD FX-6100

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD FX-6100

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4a
AMD64
AMD-V
AES
AVX
CLMUL
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
FMA3

Architecture

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
ArchitectureAMD_BulldozervsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameZambezivsHaswell
Release DateOct 2011vsJul 2014

Cores

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
Cores6vs2
Threads6vs2
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD (Haswell)

Cache

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
L1 Cache288 KBvs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache6144 KBvs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
SocketAMD Socket AM3+vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size315 mm²vs177 mm²
Process32 nmvs22 nm

Performance

AMD FX-6100Intel Pentium G3250
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3900 MHzvsnone
Base Clock200 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltage1.425 Vvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs54 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD FX-6100
    2301 points
  • Intel Pentium G3250
    3584 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD FX-6100
    9579 points
  • Intel Pentium G3250
    7168 points

Points - higher is better