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Celeron 2.6GHz or Athlon 2.0GHz?

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Which one will perform better? The Athlon 2800+ is stock 1.6 I believe, but I have it OC'd to almost 2.1GHz. The celeron I have is stock 2.6GHz, not sure about overclocking capabilities. I'm just going to choose one of them to be mine, then give the other one to my mother -- who just needs it to surf the web, check email, etc. While I would like to be able to run Counter Strike and a few other games that don't require monstrous video cards.

I'm using the Athlon right now, I'm just wondering if the Celeron would perform better since it's clocked 1000MHz+ higher (on stock)?

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Athlon.

The Celeron is BAD whereas the Athlon was competitor to the P4 so was decent at the time.
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I'm going to test it out and see which one performs better @ CS:S, I'm betting on the Athlon as well.

Edit: Anybody else have something to add?
Edited by Silentium - 12/25/08 at 9:51am
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I'm going to test it out and see which one performs better @ CS:S, I'm betting on the Athlon as well.

Edit: Anybody else have something to add?
I tried it out on Runescape and I believe the Athlon is a bit superior.
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The Athlon is by FAR superior to the celeron. Hands down go for the Athlon
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