AMD FX-6100 vs Intel Pentium G3250

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

Intel Pentium G3250
3300 MHz / Cores: 2 / Jul 2014
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

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-6100 Intel 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-6100 Intel Pentium G3250
Architecture AMD_Bulldozer vs Intel_Haswell
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR3
Codename Zambezi vs Haswell
Release Date Oct 2011 vs Jul 2014

Cores

AMD FX-6100 Intel Pentium G3250
Cores 6 vs 2
Threads 6 vs 2
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel HD (Haswell)

Cache

AMD FX-6100 Intel Pentium G3250
L1 Cache 288 KB vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 6144 KB vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 8192 KB (shared) vs 3072 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD FX-6100 Intel Pentium G3250
Socket AMD Socket AM3+ vs Intel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package uPGA vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 315 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 32 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

AMD FX-6100 Intel Pentium G3250
Cpu Frequency 3300 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3900 MHz vs none
Base Clock 200 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage 1.425 V vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 54 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