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if you are stuck with a p3, best way to keep it fast is to do as little as possible on it. Go camping or something

Seriously though, I have a p3 - 866 here and all I have on it is msn, office2007, windows, and antivirus and it runs pretty quick. Its a bit tardy on the bootup, but it still runs. And all this from a board thats literally been caught on fire, and has multiple blow capacitors. Im amazed its still running. Tough SOBs those p3s are.

If you ahve something over 2ghz, I wouldnt be too worried about it slowing down, after all, your 4800+ is still only 2.4-2.5ghz
4800@3.1 @ stock 2.5
its just sucks cause im use to my dual and no sloe down/waiting for things

i can go on ocn,listen to music and play windows games
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4800@3.1 @ stock 2.5
its just sucks cause im use to my dual and no sloe down/waiting for things

i can go on ocn,listen to music and play windows games
Noobdown, what kind of processor and board are you running now? We need a little bit more information if your wanting us to help you.

Good luck
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I used to run a AMD Sempron 3000+ 1.6GHz, and between that and my 5600+... I don't notice much of a difference in anything. Just hold it out with your single core.
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I used to run a AMD Sempron 3000+ 1.6GHz, and between that and my 5600+... I don't notice much of a difference in anything. Just hold it out with your single core.
Kamikaze, same here. I went from a Opteron 146 @ 2.6Ghz to a Sempron 2800+ (stock) and did not notice any differences. If I were to run some benchmarks I would have probably noticed the difference there but overall my system felt the same.
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