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Old 07-21-2006, 10:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is a 1.6ghz Pentium 4 better than a 2.6Ghz Pentium Celeron?

Anyone know which would be better to run, i have them both?


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Old 07-21-2006, 10:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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They're both painfully slow.

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They are probably very similar.

If you have them both, download superpi, and try out each one, and see which one does 1m faster, and there's your answer!
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Both awful processors, but i would say the 2.6 Celly is quicker, just because of its higher clock speed, but pretty close.
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Old 07-21-2006, 11:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah. Older Pentium 4's like that only have 256K L2 (The same as newer Celerons!), so the Celery might beat it a little.
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The Celeron would out do the 1.6 P4. The celeron is a Prescott core and the P4 is a Willamette core. Plus the Celeron 2.6 has a 533 fsb if I am not mistaken.

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