[PLUG] Celeron vs Pentium?

Gaurav Pant gauravggs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 20:09:51 PDT 2007


On 10/26/07, mehul <mehul.forums at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/26/07, Makarand Mhaiskar <kaajoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > do u think a celeron would suffice for this kind of development? i
> always
> > thought why spend more when a cheaper option may work, but never really
> >took
> > the risk!
>
> Why not check for Sempron too? I have never used
> either Celeron or Sempron but from what I've heard
> and read Semprons come cheaper and offer better
> performance than Celerons.
>
> --
>
I have used Athlon XP 2000 running on (1.6 GHz), Sempron 2400 (1.6 GHz)
these machines i have used for almost for 3 years and are still working
fine.  I would suggest that you go in for a good motherboard with these
processors, mine were ASUS with nivida chipset.
(BTW if you are going for AMD processor don't get confused with the numbers
like XP 2000 or 2400 there are the model numbers and not the processors
speed. Look at the process-box, somewhere in corner in small letters they
have given the actual speed!! ;) )

Other latest purchase is a AMD turion 64 bit laptop. And i am happy with its
performance also and have also not observed and severe heating problems
though i have used the laptop for more than 6 hours at a stretch.

Regards
Dexter


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