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Old 04-06-2005, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im building a computer soon and im on a low budget. ($400-$500)

instead of buying those high-end 64-bit AMD's or the Pentium 4's im looking into buying a Celeron D or a AMD Sempron CPU.

i was wondering if i could get some feedback on either one of the processors with the CONs and PROs. I just need an opinion. sorry if this topic has been covered already. im just a noob
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Old 04-06-2005, 06:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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get an XP (mobile maybe?) and an abit nfs-7 v2
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Yeah. You can snag an Athlon XP for a really good price, or even a Sempron if you're extremely squeezed for cash.
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look for bunldes there some that come with both.
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Good idea, Sniper
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Check out XP-M as they are cheap and OC VERY HIGH
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ive compared the XP-M 2400+ and the Sempron2500 and i see no major difference except the Semprons FSB is higher and the 2400's has 128 more L2 cache.
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With an Athlon XP-M, you can get it up to a near high performing chip if you know what you're doing. I highly recommend it.

edit - you'll need to dish out some money for good some decent RAM or you may find it difficult to overclock very high.
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Check out RetroBox, OnTheGoPC, TechForLess, and RefubDepot as well.

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