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wat do u guys think of sempron cpu i have 1 n i think its pretty good even tho its like intels celeron to AMD cpu if u really think of it but i just wanted to see how many ppl actually aprove some1 to get a sempron cpu
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wat do u guys think of sempron cpu i have 1 n i think its pretty good even tho its like intels celeron to AMD cpu if u really think of it but i just wanted to see how many ppl actually aprove some1 to get a sempron cpu
Have you done any benchmarks with your computer?

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no not really the only thing i have done is just oc my cpu to see how far i cud push it with stock air cooling which was 2.6 GHZ at 130 F which is to hot for me so i run it at 2.0 GHZ
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130F (55C ceiled) doesn't seem too bad, maybe drop the voltage or 10mhz on the HTT freq and you should be alright. 120F or even 125F should be alright. Thats a pretty good overclock, likedpg said do some benching, 3dmark03, 05 testing and see what your cpu score is and compare with others (like on futuremark site)
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Since the Sempron has a smaller cache than the Athlon there is a benefit as the memory controller is on cache. The benefit is that the cache latency of the Sempron outperforms the larger cached brother Athlons.

The Semprons are actually very good processors. For value based boards they can become a fine budget system or even mid-line gaming system with a decent board and overclock.

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post #6 of 14
thats for sure. i loved my old sempron 2500. but the mobo it was on sucked, so i got a new athlon. problemed solved ^_^
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Nothing wrong with the Sempron's. I just purchased a 754 rig brand new with mobo, cpu and ram for 230 aussie bucks. You cant go wrong, perfect for my HTPC which is also on the cards.
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Yep.. nothing wrong.. got my 2800+ to 2.4 from 1.6 on air, no voltage increase.
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post #9 of 14
Semprons are much closer in performance to athlon 64s than celerons are to p4s. Clock for clock they almost match Venice chips. And...Celerons aren't....really....processors lol.
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And...Celerons aren't....really....processors lol.
true dat!

Yeah, my Sempron is AWSOME, while I only have 5700Ultra, I still love my system, and Sempron are very comparable to Athlon 64's...
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