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Old 02-05-2006, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey if you had a choice of a mobo/cpu combo of AMD duron 1.8 GHz for $100 or a mobo/cpu combo with celeron D 2.93 GHz for $120 which would you choose ( note: this is purely about dependability, not speed)

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Old 02-05-2006, 05:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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probably the second one.

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ya go with the AMD, there a lot better for gaming.
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they're equally dependable. so i couldnt make a decision based on just that

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I'd go with the Duron, but it's really opinion more than anything. Quality isn't really an issue when it comes to dependability with processors... I guess I change my mind. Whichever has the better motherboard.


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I think they are equally as good and/or as bad as the other, go with whatever has a better board.
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Old 02-06-2006, 03:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Celeron D. 2.93GHz, 256K cache 533Mz fsb, pc2700 DDR standard.

Duron. 1.8GHz 64K cache, 266MHz fsb, pc2100 DDR standard.

I'd go with the Celeron.

EDIT: The Celeron also runs cooler than the Duron and has a much better stock hs/f. The CPU itself is also a lot more durable.

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even though celly sucks, and intel sucks, the celeron wins this one... sad but ture

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