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AMD Athlon64 3500 vs Intel Celeron D-331 2.66GHz

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This is probably a rhetorical question, but of these two CPUs, which do you think would perform better?

AMD Athlon64 3500

or

Intel Celeron D-331 2.66GHz
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post #2 of 14
Athlon 64 3500 hands down.
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The 3500 will own the celeron.
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post #4 of 14
Celerons are crap full stop. But that Athlon 64 on the other hand is actually a great budget processor, since it was actually a fairly high end processor back in its day (a year ago XD). Not some cut down version of a mid range processor aka Celeron.
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LMAO,
thanks guys, I just had to ask because I was wondering if my head was hurting too bad or something, this person on another forum wants to convince me otherwise.

Celerons sucked then, and do now in my book lol.
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Originally Posted by Grim View Post
LMAO,
thanks guys, I just had to ask because I was wondering if my head was hurting too bad or something, this person on another forum wants to convince me otherwise.

Celerons sucked then, and do now in my book lol.
LOL Celeron Fanboy alert !!! Gosh I didn't even know there was such a thing....I will admit one thing about celerons though. They are virtually indestructible and overclock pretty well. But an overclocked Celeron isn't as good as an overclocked Athlon 64.
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post #7 of 14
Yup. I like the celerons for like really basic crap, like if my grandmother wanted something. Otherwise, I'd tell you to get a Semperon if you were looking in that price range.
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post #8 of 14
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Yeah, I was really impressed with the semprons being that they were value chips.
They work pretty decent, hech! better than my ATHLON Tbird 1.5 lol.
They have sse2 support too which is good.

Nice chips all in all if you want to save some $$$.
The 64bit versions are in just the same line too, good value chips.
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post #9 of 14
Definitely. You might consider upgrading to one of the Socket A variants huh?
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post #10 of 14
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Could you guys be so kind as to explain to this dude... why HE's WRONG! And why the 3500 will kick the celerons ass!

(he'll be coming here)

SAYS HE WANTS "stats" instead of just more "rantings".

Someone find a lil link to show this dude the paling benchmarks lol.
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