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350 MHz AMD-K6-2 vs. Celeron 700Mhz...which one is faster?

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Which one will perform better? I'm fixing an old computer for someone and I have the choice between the two processors. Which one is faster?
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The celeron 700mhz, simply because its twice the mhz.
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Yes, but I thought AMD and Intel were not directly comparable MHz for Mhz.
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Yes, but I thought AMD and Intel were not directly comparable MHz for Mhz.

They're not. But 2x the speed is still 2x the speed. The celeron would be faster.
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They're not. But 2x the speed is still 2x the speed. The celeron would be faster.
The P3 is, and so are the dothans. Not sure about the P2 and P1 but I think they are too.
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AMD really didnt have anything too impressive up until getting into the Athlon series. Given I love my K6-2 533 and I thought it was a fast as heck chip for what it would appear to be, its just no match for that 700mhz celeron.
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Yeah the old K6's used the same basic technology as the P2's.

So they're comparable, its when you start getting into the >1 ghz athlon's that AMD started owning (mhz for mhz that is) and Intel started pushing their mhz super high, while amd got efficient
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