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Old 06-08-2005, 04:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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A friend of mine has a SOYO motherboard with socket A that can handle 200, 266, and 333 FSB processors. He currently has a 1.2 Duron running on it and was wondering if i could upgrade the processor for him.

Which processor would be better between:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819104217

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103381


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I'd go with the XP
your motherboard may not support the Sempron
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Yeah the Athlon XP is better.

Need a BIOS flash for the sempron to work probolly
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Old 06-08-2005, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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the XP's clock speed is a little higher.. so go XP!
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Old 06-08-2005, 11:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Sempron, even though it may need a BIOS flash, due to this: http://www20.tomshardware.com/cpu/20...html#directx_9


Tbh. if it was my money, I would go for the XP.
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XP, more bang for the buck.
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XP, Sempron = Celeron, XP = P4. kinda.... lol
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