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Old 11-29-2004, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question 2.7Ghz Celervon Vs Athlon 3000+?

Hey everybody, im new to this forum and its great. I have a question, what do you think would win, performance wise. Do you think that an Amd Athlon 3000+ @ 2.2 Ghz(highest it goes until 64bit) With 512 Cache would win over a 2.7Ghz Celeron with 256 Cache, Supposing that the 2 systems have the same amount of RAM and other factors? I know that AMD measures their processor speeds differently from Intel as well... Let me know what ya think. Thanks!

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Old 11-29-2004, 10:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Celeron is not the way to go when it comes down to comparing it to ANY processor. If you must choose from those 2, then get the Athlon.

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Old 11-29-2004, 10:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hey let me share something i learnt over here

athlon == gaming
pentium == everything except gaming
celeron == umm errr... is there any thing else left
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Old 11-29-2004, 11:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah defentaly go for the athlon, its much better than a pentinum and ofcourse a celeron. The AMD 3000+ is a great value.
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Old 11-29-2004, 11:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Not only would that AMD SLAUGHTER the celeron, but it would SLAUGHTER the Pentium 4 2.7Ghz as well....

AMD has lower clock cycles thatn pentium, but they can accomplish more with each clock cycle. Definately the way to go if u are gaming.
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Old 11-29-2004, 11:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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althon is obviouly stronger.

you would have compared Duron to celeron. not athlon to celeron.
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Old 11-29-2004, 11:50 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Celeron's are the budget CPU of Intel. I would try and get a 3000+ in socket 939, not socket 754, with an Asus A8V, Gigabyte K8NSNXP-939 or Abit AV8 3rd eye
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Old 11-30-2004, 12:15 AM   #8 (permalink)
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the athlon will out do the celeron any day! its like a drag race between a mini and a corvette
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Old 11-30-2004, 02:26 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Blind_Arrow

you would have compared Duron to celeron.

that funny too. a duron or semptron would kill it.
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