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Solved: Intel Celeron Vs. AMD Sempron Benchmark Scores

Q: Solved: Intel Celeron Vs. AMD Sempron Benchmark Scores

I was surprised to see here that the Intel Celeron D 330 2.66 GHz processor benchmark scores are lower than the AMD Sempron 3100+ 1.80 GHz processor benchmark scores.

I recently resurrected and upgraded 2 older desktops.

Both have 2 GB DDR PC2700 RAM and have an UDMA/ATA100 7200 rpm hard drive and have the same antivirus program running.

The Intel processor has a 533 MHz FSB and the AMD processor has an 800 MHz FSB.

The desktop with the AMD processor appears to be the faster and more snappier of the two.

Is the higher FSB of the AMD processor the deciding factor, or is it something else?

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A: Solved: Intel Celeron Vs. AMD Sempron Benchmark Scores

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I am still in the looking-at-a-new-computer mode. I keep thinking I must stick with highest Athlon or Pentium 4, but how do the Celeron and Sempron stack up against them? Do I really need to get the best? I need what's good for 'net use, basic use, and photo editing/organizing use--no plan for game use.
Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Celeron or Sempron--vs. Athlon or Pentium

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Hey all,
Just built a new comp and I thought this thing would scream but I'm only getting a whimper

AMD FX-62 Dual Core CPU
1.0 GB DDR2 PC3200 (I believe its 3200)
ASUS M2A-VM-HDMI Motherboard
Ultra X-Connect Titanium w/ UV Blue 500Watt ATX PSU
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB Hard Drive (Serial ATA II, 7,200 RPM, 8MB)
Haven't done the video card yet
This thing should move like lightning right?

Something about this thing is mega slow to load programs and such.
I just used CrystalMark to get some Benchmark scores and my CPU ranked a bit lower than an AMD FX-60 (19442 vs. 25188) but my HDD was piss poor with a score of 4738 vs others out there ranking between 2 and 4 MILLION!!
Now my HDD is in a constant churning state, ya know always sounds like its struggling and grinding away when running programs especially ones like adaware or spybot that scan, not super loud but it bugs me. Is this an indication that is a piece of junk?

Is there any other way to determine if its is my HDD that is the weakest link in my new computer besides getting another and popping it in and are there any other good benchmark programs out there that can confirm this for me. Also, why would my CPU be scoring lower than a lower model? Maybe its just that CrystalMark isn't reliable.
Also, I'm running some EMSA Disk Check Program right now to try that out and see what happens
 

A:Low benchmark scores on CPU & HDD - Is my HDD poo?

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I dont know what is wrong with my computer but recently i ran aquamark3 and 3dmark 2003 and in aquamark i scored a low 21,000 and in 3dmark2003 i scored a low 2,500
yet i am running a intel p4 2.8 ghz 800 fsb ht oced at 3.6
512 mb 3200 hyperx ddr
visiontek 9600
Asus p800s
i know its not the ram because i tested it with prime95
 

A:Low Benchmark Scores

i think it is either the motherboard or videocard because i know that the visointek 9600 is underclocked at 324 mhz core and 202.5 memory but can it really make that much of a difference because people with the same ram, similiar video card and processor have scored in the 30,000- 40,000 range yet i can barely score 20,000
 

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Hi,

I made this thread so we can share the results of our benchmark scores from unigine heaven 4.0. If you want to post your result, all you have to do is go to this site , download it and install it.

Run it in the Extreme preset, save the results somewhere you can find, print screen the results and post it here!

I own a GTX 580 3 GB EVGA Classified version, and this is what i got at nVidia stock settings:

A:Unigine Heaven 4 Benchmark scores

I'm a bit confused... I have a GTX 690 and i only get 2.6 fps more than you...

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I recently purchased a Dell Precision 5520 with the following hardware: i7-7820HQ, 32GB RAM, M.2 PCIE 512GB, Quadro M1200. I noticed performance issues with the laptop - simple things like a lag sometimes between when I typed on the keyboard and when things actually appeared on screen. Generally slow performance with simple tools like PgAdmin, etc. Subsequently, I ran benchmark tests (PassMark, Geekbench, and others) and I find that my CPU scores are dismal - about a 1/4 of what they should be. I did a couple of things to isolate the problem: (1) updated the bios and switched off sidestep, (2) complete reformat and reinstall of the latest recovery image from Dell, (3) all windows 10 updates and driver updates through command center, (4) configured power option in Windows to "High Performance" and plugged in the a/c adapter, (5) removed all peripherals - basically back to stock, out-of-the-box factory image except the Intel Sidestep setting in the bios. Again, no improvement - low CPU benchmark scores (Passmark CPU score - 2424). See attached image for details. I'm not sure what else to do? Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

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I thought that I would bring this over from Seven Forums to see what scores we are getting with this OS.

I'll start off with mine. The first image is my score, using the default settings, and the second is with all applicable settings maxed out.



Download Heaven DX11 Benchmark | Unigine: real-time 3D engine (game, simulation, visualization and VR)

A:Show us your Unigine Heaven Benchmark scores!

Updated, for my new system. Note that I have only used the default settings for Heaven here, but you can quite clearly see what an improvement I have over my old system. In addition, the effect of having crossfire enabled can be clearly seen in the second image, with a final score approximately twice that where crossfire is disabled.

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Hi!I'm a pretty new gaming notebook owner, as i got a really screaming good deal on a y530 (8750h/1060-6gb/16gb/512ssd/144hz). Im currently trying out some recommendations from the internet like undervolting the CPU and having the power limit at 50W (CPU) and im currently getting 2678 points in cinebench r20, and the cpu is sitting comfortably at 70-72 degrees C at full load. (-0,150v undervolt) Is this good or is there something else i should change?

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I put a new processor in a computer here at work yesterday. Previously, the computer had a K6/233, and I replaced it with a K6-2/300.

I was surprised to note that the benchmark scores (I used WinTune for the Benchmark test) for the new, "faster" processor were lower than the "slower" one

CPU Integer................... -2%
CPU Floating Point............ +29%
2D Video...................... +2%
Direct 3D..................... +12%
Open GL....................... -15%
Memory........................ -38%
Cached Disk................... +18%
Uncached Disk................. +1%

So what's going on here? Why would the CPU Integer and memory transfer scores go down with the new processor? Did I missed a configuration in the BIOS, or could this processor just not be suited for the motherboard? Specifications on the motherboard are at: http://www.qdigrp.com/eng/products/tx1bp.htm

Thanks for any insight, as this is rather perplexing to me.
 

A:Benchmark Scores Lower w/ Faster Processor?

You may need to check the version of the bios to ensure that it supports this chip.

I found this in the FAQ's at that site.

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Q5. Does Titanium B series support AMD K6 266/300 and K6-II 266/300 CPU?
Our Titanium IB+, Titanium IIB and T1E(TX400) Motherboards can support AMD future K6 266/300 MHz and K6-II at 266/300 MHz CPU in specification, which may use 2.2v as CPU core voltage with the latest BIOS downloaded and flashed.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Check out this little program for CPU info. WCPUID At http://www.h-oda.com/ This program will give you all of the info you need. It is on this download page. http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA002374/src/download.html

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Remember the light at the end of the tunnel just might be a train
 

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Now I'm really not trying to start an Intel vs. AMD debate, but I have a question about buying a new PC. I hear lots of good stuff about Sempron - is the Sempron the equivalent of a Celeron? If it is and I decide to spend the extra cash to move up to an Athlon or P4, are there any KEY differences between Athlon and P4 if I am using the system for MS Office apps, web and a bit of gaming? (Or should I just stick at the Sempron level?)
 

A:Sempron and Celeron (and Pentium 4...)

Sempron is more than enough for what you posted that you do. I say save your money, or maybe buy more memory...
 

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If I put this processor in a 800/530 MHz FSB mboard, will there be a data slowdown or loss (the processor has a 400 MHz FSB.) Or will this be like memory and revert to the slower and just operate as 400 MHz?
 

A:Solved: Intel Celeron 2.7 GHz processor

No, processors are not like memory. You have to look at the board specifications to see what procesors are supported by a particular board. What processors are supported by a particular board are dependent on three board components, i.e. the chipset, the BIOS and of course the processor.

The 2 machines I primarily use are pretty old socket 478 machines. One machine has an Intel D875PBZ board with an 875P chipset which will only support specific Pentium 4 Extreme Edition and Pentium 4 processors with a 800MHZ or 533MHz FSB. The other has an Intel D865PERL board with an 865PE chipset that will only support specific Extreme Edition Pentium 4 processors, Pentium 4 Processors, Celeron D processors and Celeron Processors with an 800 MHZ, 533 MHz. and 400 MHz. FSB.

You need to check the manufacturers specifications for your specific board to see what processors are, OR are not supported by that board. Intel states for each board the following statement; "Use of unsupported processors may result in improper operation, damage to the desktop board or processor, or reduced product life."

You can install the Celeron 2.7GHz. processor and it may run, however if it does run you still have the risk of damage to the processor and/or board unless that processor is specifically supported.
 

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I have this computer..http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00038821 Where can i find some good instructions on how to overclock this cpu..Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Overclocking an intel celeron processor?

Don't bother. That computer does not have overclocking "features".
 

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I have been trying to figure out the max ram this processor can handle but I haven't been able to figure it you via the internet...can someone help?
Thanks! Happy Holidays.

 

A:Solved: Intel Celeron(R) M Processor running at 1.40ghz

The maximum RAM a system can use is determined by several factors, but the CPU is rarely the limiting factor and not how to determine the maximum amount of RAM for a system. Since this is a laptop you need to see how much the laptop supports based on motherboard(so chipset and number of slots), and by the operating system, 32 bit(4GB but only about 3GB usable) or 64 bit and the version, and also by the version ie. Windows 7 Starter has a 2GB limit, Home Basic has a 8GB limit for 64-bit or 4GB for 32-bit), or Home, or Professional. The processor does have a maximum amount of memory it can address but its well beyond what the other limitations are. Post or look up the exact model number of the laptop or use a memory configurator like the one at the www.crucial.com site to see how much RAM the hardware will take and then check the
 

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Upgrading a computer... Need to be able to do light video editing. Ok, the motherboard is ASRock P4S61.

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P4S61

The processor it is using is Intel Celeron 320.... Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz. I would like to upgrade to a Pentium 4 processor. Is it worth it? And aside from "Socket 478" is there anything else that needs to be taken into account for compatability if I were to upgrade?
I am also upgrading the RAM. I have used the scanner on http://www.crucial.com to find which RAM is compatable. Will upgrading the processor to a Pentium 4 make any difference to the compatability of the RAM? Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Upgrading Intel Celeron to Pentium 4? Compatability questions

As far as the processor goes,you might check for a bios update
in the download section of the asrock site to insure compatability.
Be very careful when doing bios updates.
Pentium 4 processors do perform better than celerons and you
should be able to install a faster processor.

Memory compatability is more a motherboard concern.
Crucial usually provides good matches.
 

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they are both 478 pins..i bought it off ebay... i want to know should i replace the celeron with it?

heres the link for the p4 http://cgi.ebay.com/INTEL-P4-Socket...887353472QQcategoryZ14293QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
 

A:Intel Pentuim 4 1.7ghz vs Intel Celeron 2.4ghz

A close one.

Easy question if they are the same speed, but this will be a close one...

You didn't mention which 2.4 celeron. There are a couple. Anyway, the P4 and Celeron have different feature sets so it will depend on your usage. You could review datasheets on intel.com.

http://www.intel.com/products/processor/index.htm

... or just experiment. I think you'll be about 5% happier with the P4 (but I have a Pentium D 950)

Regards
 

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Hey,
i have a computer here are the spec's
Win XP + SP2
Hdd 40GB
Intel barebone motherboard(brand: jetway)
and there is one cdrom player and one network adapter.
but the problem is when i install sound it doesnt work.
(i use the onboard sound device)
its doesnt give any error is simply doesnt give sound.
or the boxes are death but i will go on hunt if i can find something else in the house.
well if some has this problem 2 and solved it i would like to have some help
thanks in advance!
 

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I have this: ARK | Intel? Celeron? Processor 440 (512K Cache, 2.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)

I want to replace it with this: ARK | Intel? Core
I've tried simply physically replacing one with the other, but as you may guess, it's not that simple. What do I need to do? I'm on a budget of zero.

Could I get by with installation instructions, and perhaps directions towards drivers? I'm open to suggestions.

Thanks in advance!

A:Replace Intel Celeron 440 @ 2.0 GHz With Intel Core 2 Quad @ 3.0 GHz

I would suggest checking if your motherboard can support a more modern CPU. The Core 2 Quad is from 2008. You can probably get an i3 for close to the same price if your motherboard supports it.

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Hi,
Recently bought my first AMD processor.

Could someone please give me a comparison with the equivalent Intel processor because I'm a little confused at the moment!

Thanks
Dan
 

A:Sempron 2ghz Intel Comparison

Hope this helps.

http://www23.tomshardware.com/cpu.html
 

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I've been running an earlier version of Wolfenstein 3D on my Gateway 3310S intel Celeron 2.80 ghz processor (Windows XP) O.K. I just purchased a Compaq SR1910NX 3200+ (Windows XP). I can install and load the game but cannot execute it. I just get a blank screen. A help file suggests that the game doesn't recognize the processor as being Pentium and I need to go to WWW.AMD.COM and download UPDTPI31.EXE. I cannot find this file anywhere. Do you suppose this is indeed what I need? Maybe all this is too old? I purchased this Compaq mainly to allow the games to be run there instead of on my main computer. Maybe I screwed up and should have purchased a Pentium processor????
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
 

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Ello all,
Can anyone tell me what would be best for my pc i have a Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2.40GHz current speed is 3200MHz. But i have a Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 2.26GHz just sitting there doing nothing. now i have been told that if i put the Pentium in my pc it would be better and faster is this true or not.
 

A:Intel(R) Celeron(R) or Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4

If your motherboard properly supports the Pentium 4 & if you can OC it to speeds close to 3.0GHz, it should be much better than the Celeron. It all depends on the Pentium 4 though, mostly which core it is based on (Northwood, Prescott, etc.).

Do you have any extra info on it ?
 

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im looking at a
IntelŪ PentiumŪ 4 2.6Ghz / 512K Cache / 400MHz FSB / Socket 478 / Processor for $159.99
and a
Intel Celeron D 330 2.66Ghz / 256K Cache / 533 FSB / Socket 478 / Processor for $79.99
and was wondering if there is a difference between celeron and pentium. And why is the price so different. All i want is a computer to do basic things like internet, microsoft Word, works, and basic things like that. I wont be using it for gaming or anything so i dont need anything extremly fast. Should i just go with the celeron D? Ill be running Win 2000 and have 256 PC3200 DDR RAM if that helps at all.
 

A:Intel Pentium 4 vs Intel Celeron D 330

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Hi,
I have a Intel Celeron 2.6 GHZ and I donīt know if I should upgrade to a Pentium 4 2.8 GHZ. Will I notice a big upgrade with the Pentium4?? Or my celeron is okay? I use my computer for casual gaming and i hate low frames per second in my games. I have a Intel D845GVSR motherboard with a socket mPGA478. Please help!
Thanks..
 

A:Intel Celeron CPU or Intel Pentium 4??

p4 is better

i would choose pentium 4 it better
 

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Hello all, I received my P51 one week ago, with Xeon 1535M, 16G SSD and 4K display. I just tried to run Intel Extreme Tuning Utility to learn more about the CPU internal tuning options and assess the performance of my system. Surprisingly, when running Intel XTU benchmark, the system has shown repeated current limit throttling, while showing very limited thermal throttling. Net result gets never above 800-820 Marks while I expected a much higher number (several thousands?) according to other threads here regarding P51 thermal throttling issues.  I ran the benchmark in the following conditions : AC power, BIOS set with SpeedStep and max performance enabled, windows power profile on max perforamce, I disabled kaspresky antivirus just in case, grapchics in discrete mode (ie. Nvidia enabled as default). below the screenshot of XTU :  [URL=https://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=556305P51IntelXTU.jpg][IMG]https://img15.hostingpics.... I would appreciate your thoughts there : are all those numbers normal (800 Marks for such a system) ? did I miss something regarding my system setup to ensure it's working at ful throttle ? I would like t oavoid returning it to Lenovo if it appears something is wrong with my CPU. Thanks in advance for your feedback,Philippe

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I was just interested in knowing if my intel celeron D 335 2.80GHz processor is dual core or single core because on intel's website, I see that they make a dual and single core version but I can't determine which one mine is?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Intel Celeron D 335: Dual core or Single core

It's a single core.

There are dual core Celerons, but yours isn't.
 

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Hi, im making a budget system and was wondering whats a better cpu for low(very) cost. I would like a p4 @ 3.0ghz but i cant afford it. So i was wondering what would be a better processor for me, an intel Celeron 430 @ 1.8ghz with 800fsb or a Celeron D @ 3.06 with 533fsb. There both around the same price. I probably wont be overclocking. Mabye you can do like a pros and cons of each.. Thanks
 

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Hi guys

I just wanted to ask how good Intel Celeron d...is

If I upgrade my Pentium 4 2.66 processor to a Intel Celeron D 3.06.... how good would it be... I have heard that Celeron are not so good processors, is that true? Would changing my processor give me any performance boost??

Thanks?
Cyber
 

A:Intel Celeron D...

I think it's becuse they have a slower front system bus (fsb) the a pent

So that's why p's are better.


Not to sure and going of the top of my head.
 

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Hi, im making a budget system and was wondering whats a better cpu for low(very) cost. I would like a p4 @ 3.0ghz but i cant afford it. So i was wondering what would be a better processor for me, an intel Celeron 430 @ 1.8ghz with 800fsb or a Celeron D @ 3.06 with 533fsb. There both around the same price. I probably wont be overclocking. Mabye you can do like a pros and cons of each.. Thanks
 

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Hey, guys. This might be a little off topic, but it could have some bearing on things you do with laptops.

I do Astrophotography with various telescopes, and cameras. I have a Celestron NexImage 5 which is a dedicated astro camera. Instructions say a Pentium IV, 2.0 Ghz or equivalent computer is needed to operate this camera.
This camera would not work with any AMD or Celeron laptop, even recent ones with multiple cores and much faster than 2.0 Ghz. It finally occurred to me what the problem was. The camera needed more power from the USB port than these computers furnish. I fixed the problem by using one of those cables that come with some high-capacity USB HDDs that have the extra power cable to plug into a second USB port.

So, pertaining to people here, if you have an external device that won't work on your AMD or Celeron processor laptop, try one of the dual cords. (I don't know why the Intel laptops work with the one cable...maybe Intel laptops have better quality power supplies)

By the way, I know of several people who returned their cameras because they wouldn't work on their computers. I posted this fix to the Celestron company. They never responded.

Take care.
Dean
 

A:AMD and Celeron vs Intel

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Can someone assist please
I want to get the exact vga for my old laptop I formated . I upgraded from xp
To win7 ultimate(64bit). But I just cannot get the vga for my laptop "Hasee" by
Name. This is the specification

Hasee TianYun Q3000 features 13.3 inch display, Intel Celeron Dual-Core(Penryn) T3000(1.8GHz) processor, PCI-E X16, support DirectX 9 integrated display card, 1GB DDRII RAM, 160GB SATA Hard Drive, Combo Optical Driver.)

I tried intel website but don't know the exact vga driver

Someone should help me please

A:intel celeron vga

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Hi,
I have a compaq deskpro computer with a intel celeron 400 it fits into slot ,
Can you tell me is there a board with a slot for a celeron 400 other than the one mentioned here that will go into a tower at or atx
thanks ger
 

A:motherboard for intel celeron 400

Try HERE
(if the link works) It is a list of the compatable mobo's
If that link doesn't work, go to www.intel.com and navigate to their motherboard selector.
Choose Celeron processor with 66MHz bus, slot1. and atx form factor.
 

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Hi All im looking for sum sound drivers for a intel celeron mother board ive d/l ac .97 or w/e its called and realtek and none is found on pc

tnx in advanced

A:intel celeron sound

Hi,

Have you got the Make and Model number of your Motherboard?

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I have a Dell Precision 340 with the P4 1.7/256/400 CPU. I notice the fastest "inexpensive" CPU that might work as an upgrade is the Celeron 2.8/128/400 (for around $38.00).

Is this the best solution for a processor upgrade? or stick with a 2.0/512/400 P4 Northwood (for around $30)?? Or is there another processor that will give me a boost for not much bucks?

Thanks for you thoughts on this.
 

A:Intel 1.7 P4 Upgrade to Celeron 2.8 ??

Pentium 4 is faster than the celeron because the celeron ones have lower cache than the pentuim 4. I don't think its a worth of upgrade. but if you wanna upgrade to the fastest, go with pentuim 4 2.8.
 

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Which one would perform better for light 3D modeling , and After Effects Editing?

I hear Athlon is better but at 2.2 Ghz.

So should I get Laptop A:
Processor
AMD Athlon&#8482;
Processor Speed
1.6GHz
Cache Memory
512KB on die Level 2
System Memory (RAM)
3GB
System Memory (RAM) Expandable To
4GB
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR2
Graphics
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Or laptop B:
Processor
IntelŪ CeleronŪ
Processor Speed
2.2GHz
System Bus
800MHz
Cache Memory
1MB on die Level 2
System Memory (RAM)
2GB
System Memory (RAM) Expandable To
8GB
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR2
Graphics
IntelŪ Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M
These two are the best i can do at the moment, money is tight and I need something soon. Hard drives on both machines are okay.
 

A:AMD Athlon 1.6 GHz or Intel Celeron 2.2 Ghz?

Hi gabby64,

Welcome to TSG!

Get laptop B, i.e. for 3D modeling you will likely need a large cache which it has vs laptop A, and the memory is expandable which is the cheapest way to improve performance.

-- Tom

P.S. Since you are new here, you need to know that the Moderators frown on double posting (Civilized Debate is not the forum where you want to post this thread).
 

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I have a little problem here. I have that intel in my pc right now and I found that pentium in a pc at my father work and now my question is:
Which is better for my pc? My motherboard suport pentium 4 soo I want to know which is better. Thanx.
 

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This processor has been around for many years - I have had a couple of computers with this processor years and years ago and hated them.
I realize I'm not asking a specific question here but your opinion of this processor?
 

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My computer is running very very slow. I do not want to upgrade anything on it at the moment, because I'm still saving up for my dream computer. I just want a quick fix to make my computer run faster. I have a GeForce FX 5200 PCI video card (which sucks more than just space inside of my computer). I needed a cheap video card for games. Is there anyway that I can overclock my intel celeron processor? It's got a 666MHz processor speed. I have 191MB of RAM installed (I should get more soon). I am running windows ME, and have a 14GB HD. I have tried many "speed up programs", but I have finally decided that the only way to make your computer faster is to overclock it. Thanks for looking.
-X_gamer7
 

A:Overclocking Intel Celeron

Depedning on the computer, you may OC it by 0~30Mhz. IE: if its a NAME BRAND system, no.

Reality is, you're not going to squeeze much more power out of your CPU. I used to OC my AMD 2500, in which I easily got an extra 200Mhz out of the chip. BUT - it effected my system's timing and while it improved in some areas - it lowered the performance in others (like the HD) - So, I have brought it back down to its default speed.

Just save for your next upgrade... And you can buy these parts piece by piece.

1 - case, $50~100 (inwin 523J or Enermax 1101 series - ver sweet)

2 - AMD64-3000 (64bit CPU) - $200 (in a month or so)
3 - ASUS brand motherboard, Nforce3 motherboard. ($150)
4 - 512mb (2 x 256) min. of DDR-400Mhz RAM
5 - MAXTOR 120GB 2mb HD ($100~120). SILENT & fast (I get about 50mb per sec access)
6 - Nvidia FX5900 = $200 or ATI9800Pro ($300).

About $800~900.

Stick on WindowsXP Pro is looking at network LAN party gaming.
 

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Hi there,
I was just wondering ... Is it possible to overclock an intel celeron (more specifically a 500Mhz)...or can it only be done to AMD's?
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A:Overclocking an intel celeron?

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Could anyone shed some light on the subject at hand, my Dad is in the market for a new CPU. He's asked me what the difference is between an Intel Pentium (P4), and a Celeron of equal speed. We know right now that the Celeron is much cheaper, but what about value and durability? Are they upgradable? User friendly?

Wogster.
 

A:Celeron or Intel Pentium?

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I went to a local computer store called otv tenologies and im looking into building myself a computer. I looked at the inventory list and checked out what i wanted. But one thing is odd, I found an Intel Celeron D336 2.8 Ghz new for 71.00. This is a pretty fast processors but i was wondering why it is so cheap. Also I would like to know what other kind of processors i should get instead thats under $180.00. If anybody has any good ideas on one, AMd or Intel is all thats shown. . Im getting this computer for gaming and some general use for my mother. Im also geting 1 gb ddr2-ram, a MSI 915P Combo 2-F motherboard, either a sapphire X1300 or a eVGA 7300 Gs video card (which one is better), an LG dvd-burner, and could someone also explain the difference between an ATA and an SATA harddrive and which one is better. COuld someone please answer these so unorganized questions and could also give some advice on changing or adding anything. Thank you very Much
-Mojam
 

A:Intel Celeron D336

First off, it looks like that particular CPU (the celeronD336) may not be compatible with that particular motherboard, so if you haven't purchased already, hold off until we can confirm. (source: http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_cpu_support_detail.php?UID=603&kind=1 )

On to some of your questions:





I found an Intel Celeron D336 2.8 Ghz new for 71.00. This is a pretty fast processors but i was wondering why it is so cheap.Click to expand...

Celeron processors are great for basic internet browsing and document writting. But if you are into any heavier applications that require CPU horsepower, the celeron are a very dissapointing choice. You mention you are building this system specifically for gaming. Do not get a celeron CPU. You will be extremely dissapointed.





Also I would like to know what other kind of processors i should get instead thats under $180.00.Click to expand...

If you are set on that motherboard you are looking at, then this would be a decent CPU to plug in there: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819116198





either a sapphire X1300 or a eVGA 7300 Gs video card (which one is better)Click to expand...

Of those two, I'd go for the X1300. It will outperform the 7300gs in gaming as it has a higher clock speed and higher memory bus.




could someone also explain the difference between an ATA and an SATA harddrive and which one is betterClick to expan... Read more

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Hey guys. I have an older Win XP computer that I keep as a spare. It has an MS 6577 MB with a Celeron cpu rated at something like 2.93 GHZ. I just removed a cpu from another MB I am discarding, that is an Intel 2.26 GHZ. Is the slower rated Intel better than the (supposedly?) faster rated Celeron? I have numerous IDE HDDs, some of which I use for storage that I need to access sometimes. My other computers are SATA and have no IDE ports. It would just take a few minutes to swap out the cpu's if it's worthwhile.

Thanks.
Dean
 

A:Which is best...Celeron or slower Intel

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Probably has been asked before, and having a bad slow surfing day for scouring thru google......so I'll ask here

Have 2 boxes, want to scale down to one pulling whatever hardware works best and fastest.

Intel Celeron 800 or PIII 550?
 

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Hi.

Okay. So I've discovered that my CPU is actually an Intel Celeron MMX compatible processor running at 366MHz.

Now then...is this processor the equivalent (albeit cheaper) of a Pentium II processor? If so, am I okay to purchase software (ie games) which are written for Pentium II processors running at the same speed?

Thanks to all for their assistance and patience!!
Moozer
 

A:Re: Intel Celeron processor

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PC 1

HP Pavilion
celeron 1.4 GHz
384 MB RAM
Geforce 4 MX440 64MB

PC 2

HP Pavilion
celeron 533 MHz
384 MB RAM
Geforce 4 MX440 64MB
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Hi, I have just bought a 1.4 Ghz processor and have installed it on PC1, but since the installation i have noticed that all my games run slower on PC1 than they do on PC2 and since I have upgraded from 533 Mhz it use to run faster than it does now with the 1.4 Ghz. If anyone can give me any solutions it would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:problems with Intel Celeron 1.4 Ghz

Is it the same OS on both machines ? & which one BTW ?

The 1.4GHZ Celeron has a 100mhz FSB so I hope you're using at least PC100 memory with it. My brother ordered a Compaq similar to your PC1 machine ( it's a shame to buy a Compaq I know ) & it came with slow PC100 CAS3.:dead:

I mean surely they could have gotten better memory for it, especially for the price he paid.

Have you installed the Intel Application Accelerator ( IAA ) ?

Celerons don't overheat much but you might still want to check to see if your case has enough ventilation.
 

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I have a computer with a 1.7 Ghz Intel Celeron and one with a 1.333 Ghz AMD Athlon, which is better?
 

A:AMD Athlon or Intel Celeron?

Well they are both rather old but I would rather have the Athlon as I t most likely has a larger cache which would make it more steady at tasks.
 

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hey Klepto,Adhmuz,and Ritwik,

weren't we just saying there was something going on last week?

http://www.techreport.com/articles.x/17732
 

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i knew it lol good find red
 

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