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I would like to know if celeron is really that bad. I mean, I have it and I can play half-life 2 just fine and so as the other game.
    
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I would like to know if celeron is really that bad. I mean, I have it and I can play half-life 2 just fine and so as the other game.
they are bad (not terrible) but bad in COMPARISON to other processors. The regular p4's own them not even mentioning AMD.
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OH GOD YES! my aunty has a celery and she insisted i upgraded her to a 256mb gfx card and she cant even play need for speed underground 2 cause it holds her back. It's ok for a system built only for word processing and web browsing.
    
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They are not that bad. I am running mine right now @ 3.67, I play COD 2, Splinter cell and anything else I want to play or do works just fine. If you are on a tight budget they will do.
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post #5 of 12
The celly D's look a lot better than the original cellerons.
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post #6 of 12
Many people say the Celerons are crippled P4's, I say P4's are souped up Celerons!
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I built my bro a rig around a celly D over the summer because he had a tight budget. even w/ integrated graphics he is able to play age of empires III. He's sending his rig to me tomorrow for some updates and to get a 6600GT installed (something happened when he tried... i think maybe ESD... idk)
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maybe he forgot to plug in the power to the card... (5v plug)
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post #9 of 12
Ive got a 2.66ghz 330 D working @ 3.8ghz, (mind you ive knocked it down to 3.3ghz coz i cant afford a new one lol).

i got a score of 10,307 Dhrystone alu mips
and a score of 2,734 ISSE2/4,706 Mflops

Not bad i think
    
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From what I hear, the Celeron D's are just as good as some of the Pentium 4's out on the market today.
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