FX-4100
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FX-4100
FX-4100 Performance Specification
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3.6 GHz
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4 cores
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FX-4100 Game Requirement Analysis

FX-4100 is a middle-class CPU based on the 32nm Bulldozer architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.6GHz, which may go up to 3.7GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 95W.


It offers average performance. It will therefore become a bottleneck in today's demanding games.


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FungousMist372's Rig
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38% on a 955. first gen FX's are absolute trash

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KnightOfShadows's Rig
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This is my CPU. :(

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:(

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80% better but I can't overclock my CPU… it's ok

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51% better i think my CPU won't bottleneck my future GPU ( gtx 950 )

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12% better,lol

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100% better lol

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Mario2x2's Rig
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53% worse than yours

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come on
you know GD's comparing of Better and Worse are 2 things right? they dont give SAME % for both, example is what you just told me, its 100% better. and 53% worse lol
anyway you cant make me wrong like that, i told what i see and i HAS the processor, it shows 100% better, and WORSE compare is differant tho idk why, but dont Down-Thumb me for THIS where i AM right

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Ou i didn t down thumb you thou. i just clicked the arrow pointing down . I was just comparing my fx with a oc with yours cpu thats all.

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lol ok :)

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Only 3% worse… Except I can't overclock, but still impressive…

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very impressive for an old Core2 Quad

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49% stronger than mine i love my cpu :D

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Its good match with your gpu

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39% for me. :)

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10% worse than my CPU :D (its overclocked 15%) :D

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38% better insert smug Phenom II face here

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mine is 10% than this

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2% better lol

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mine is 112% better than this cpu but my gpu is no match for my cpu, need a 970 :(

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Mine now is 83% better, but I need a better GPU.

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Mine is 46% worse than yours :D

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What do you guys think i should upgrade to?


its getting older and i still love it, but i play arma 3, and it drags my little cpu down


i have an am3+ mobo


whats the most reasonable priced processor of the fx line as of now?

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fx 6300 if you're on a buget, if not get the 8320 or 8350… these 2 are the best of the am3+ socket

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Get an amd fx 8320 or 8350…!!if!! Your mobo supports up to 125w. If not. Get an fx8320e or better yet an fx 8370e….. it means it has a w of 95… so look for the "e".

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Arma is heavily reliant on your CPUs single-core performance and that's where AMD's CPUs are weak. The best thing to do would be to upgrade to something Intel, even a Pentium G3258 (which you can OC) would give better FPS. An i3 or i5 would of course be even better. This would obviously mean a new motherboard too, but if you have the money it would be well worth it. Otherwise go with above.

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he can play arma 3 multiplayer(MP) no problem, it uses dx11 and I run it with 45fps min 80fps max, ultra settings, but arma II MP, that's another story..

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It's not a case of being able to run it, he clearly can, but a case of running it more fluently, as he said.

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He should be able to run it 35fps+ since his cpu is bulldozer and mine is piledriver there is 15% clock for clock/IPC difference, but still, arma 3 uses more than 1 core, unlike arma 2. And yes I do recommend getting an intel i5 if he wishes to play this game, not that he will get better performance than the g3258, it's just that 4x cores is always great to have for gaming, they are not needed in 99.9% of the times, but it's just nice to have them.

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I'd imagine he wants more than that since he asked. It does utilize more than 1 core, but is still reasonably heavily single-threaded, hence why I always recommend Intel for Arma. In the grand scheme of things, of course the 4 cores of the i5 are better to have for other games than the 2 of the G3258.

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I'm having alot of trouble,Dayz/arma runs in 12 fps, watch dogs laggs like hell on low, Tryied all, updated bios, drivers, even 2 hotfixes from microsoft.
Help

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Watch dogs lags on low even with an i7 and a gtx 780 so don't be upset on the CPU.. be upset with the optimisation of these games

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Get a better CPU now. I had a fx4100 before. So I feel you… get an fx 8xxxe. With an e. So you can still use your mobo. If it can't do 125w. Now is a good time to upgrade. Trust me…. with all these AAA games coming out. A poor CPU is the last thing you`ll want to have

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Bro if his mobo and his rig have a fx-8350 why should he be going for the ''e'' versions… the only upgrade he can make is the 8370 and it's not worth it at all

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didn't see that.why is he in he fx4100 page in the 1st place? and a down vote really? da fuq did i do?

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