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Celeron D vs. Sempron 64

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  • 28% (6)
    Intel Celeron D 330 533MHz FSB 256Kb Cache
  • 71% (15)
    AMD Sempron 64 2800+ 800MHz FSB 256Kb Cache
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post #1 of 26
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Im trying to build gaming pc. i know that amd was made for gaming!
but new Intel Celeron D 330 has 2.66GHz 533MHz FSB and 256kb cache, and its cheaper! so which one shoud i get, for no more than $80.00?
    
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Originally Posted by eugenepvd
Im trying to build gaming pc. i know that amd was made for gaming!
but new Intel Celeron D 330 has 533MHz FSB and 256kb cache, and its cheaper! so which one shoud i get, for no more than $80.00?
Just get a 2800 Sempron64.. Its a great chip; they run extremely cool and overclock well. you could easily get to 2.2 on stock cooling and halfway decent RAM.
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Get the Sempron64 over the Celery D. It will "game" better.
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post #4 of 26
Either one will work, you can probably get that Celeron D to 3.4 with stock cooling though.
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post #5 of 26
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Either one will work, you can probably get that Celeron D to 3.4 with stock cooling though.
3.4 don't matter, the Semron at 2.26 would be just as fast.....
So get that Semrpon to 2.4 and there you have it. Better.
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3.4 don't matter, the Semron at 2.26 would be just as fast.....
So get that Semrpon to 2.4 and there you have it. Better.
They run very cool, with a XP-120 mines at 2.4 at 36C load and 45C load if the fans turned off (err.. my fan has issues ) so I would imagine stock would be somewhere in the 40's.. Plus they overclock very well on only 1.4V (stock)
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post #7 of 26
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Either one will work, you can probably get that Celeron D to 3.4 with stock cooling though.
Nooo, the highest I ever got on my 2.93 celly was 3.46.
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right now i have p4 3.0 and i OC to 3.4 with stock fan!
    
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post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by eugenepvd
right now i have p4 3.0 and i OC to 3.4 with stock fan!
Just to give some idea on what you will get with a Sempron performance wise..

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post #10 of 26
Sempron 64.
On stock cooling, I have my 3100 (a 2800 would've most likely done the same) at 313x8=2504 with 1.5v. Note: The s64 2800 goes up to 8x, the 3100 up to 9. I took my mult down a notch because my xp-120 isn't here yet. I idle at 24C and load at maybe 35C. Air temp is ~70F...so maybe 20C.

The palermo's have ungodly potential, you wouldn't believe. Mine has booted at 2700 (not that it doesn't any higher, just haven't tried) with 1.7v. It was running fairly hot so I took it back down. Just make sure you get a 256k version; your chances of getting an E6 stepping (aka uber-OC) will be greatly improved.

Remember, sempron 64s are basically Venices. You know what venice can do...only difference: single channel not dual (meh 1-2% loss there) and 256k not 512k (meh 2-10% loss there)

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