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I have an Intel Pentium 4, 2.93GHz, 533MHz FSB, 1Mb L2 Cache. I know there have to be Semprons out there that could beat this. Can anyone tell me a Sempron equal to my CPU?
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Are you looking to buy one? You would be better off buying an Athlon 64. I'm guessing this is all for s939 right?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rambos View Post
Are you looking to buy one? You would be better off buying an Athlon 64. I'm guessing this is all for s939 right?
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I doubt any Sempron would beat a Prescott IMO

The low Cache really lets the Semprons down
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if your going amd you should get an x2 4600

I dont remember who but someone got thiers to like 3.3ghz with a tuniq tower
    
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Quote:
I doubt any Sempron would beat a Prescott IMO

The low Cache really lets the Semprons down
so true,
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by born2killU View Post
if your going amd you should get an x2 4600

I dont remember who but someone got thiers to like 3.3ghz with a tuniq tower
I have a $300 budget...the only things I don't have to buy are Ram, GPU, CD-ROM, and periferals. I am kind of stuck with a Pentium 4, Celeron, or Sempron. Maybe a cheap Athlon. The catch is, I need a DDR2 board. I think I have it all figured out except for the CPU.
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post #8 of 19
my Sempron Palermo 3400+ has gone from 2.0ghz to 2.8ghz so far.

Im working on some voltage issues, but this chip should go to 3.0ghz (with TEC cooling)

EDIT:

Of courcse, it has low cache and no dual channel memory because it is sckt 754. But hey, if you are talking budget here...
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post #9 of 19
I have that same, processor! Sempron Plmero 3400+. You seriously got it to 2.8? You on air? I would love to get that old machine running that fast!
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post #10 of 19
You should beable to get a good AM2 board and a CPU... lemme whip something up real quick.
    
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