Originally Posted by MadMikeXP
My first PC was a Gateway essential 433mhz celeron with 64mb back in 2000.
Upgraded that thing a lot before it died back in 2004.... max settings were P3 500mhz 256 SD-RAM 80gig HDD plus Nvidia TNT 2 64 MB graphics card.
Later my cocker spaniel killed it by pulling out the power cord....
Built my first PC HP brio 750mhz p3 slot one same specs like the gateway.
Now I have 3 pc's
1.Mums has her 2.8ghz celeron dell
2. I have a custom built gateway with celeron d 347 that I built back in june.
3. Last socket 462 athlon at 1800+ plan on selling this or donating to somebody who can use it.
**** you even have a Celeron for avatar
Those are real crap processors, or at least were during the PII, PIII and P4 times.
Semprons are/were way better budget processors.
On the other hand, the new Pentium E series is best bang for budget buck I've ever seen.