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Old 03-01-2006, 01:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 03-01-2006, 02:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My 700Mhz PIII ran XP no problem at all. My brother is still using the PC and it runs great.


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Old 03-03-2006, 05:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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yeah i have XP running on my old 867mhz pIII and on an overclocked pI. although i have heard from some friends that on a school owned 1ghz celeron with 128mb ram crashed at the login screen and they couldnt get it too boot, it was that slow!

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Old 03-03-2006, 09:58 PM   #15 (permalink)
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celeron 1 Ghz?

maybe the RAM was faulty, because celeron 1Ghz is pretty fast, i had used a 533 Mhz celeron at school for years, and it was okay
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Old 03-03-2006, 10:19 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I'm at work right now, the company runs XP Pro, 1/2 of which are on PIII machines.
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:19 AM   #17 (permalink)
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im not sure what was wrong with it, it could have been a million things, all they said was that it would never boot, im thinking its a bad MBR.

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Old 03-04-2006, 04:16 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Xp runs super fast on my 533 mhz pentium 3 made for windows 98.
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Old 03-04-2006, 06:43 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Default Re: funny xp joke

Originally posted by talldude123
most people agree that XP is a big memory hog, and some pentium 4/celeron's cant even handle it...
I think the joke is how everyone here disagrees with you.
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Old 03-04-2006, 07:01 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Where is the joke?

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