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What would be better on a laptop (mostly school stuff, internet, lite gaming from time to time)? A Celeron 1.5GHz 1Mb cache or a Sempron 1.8GHz 128Kb cache.
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Depends... Which CPUs are they? (ex Sempron 64 3100+, Sempron 3100+, Celeron D 341, Celeron M 370, etc.)
I'm guessing the celeron is a dothan, and if it is, go for it. They OC like no other.
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I say the Sempron is the better of the two. If I were you though, I would try to get a core duo. Those things are awesome.
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I say the Sempron is the better of the two. If I were you though, I would try to get a core duo. Those things are awesome.
Well, seeing as he is looking at CERLERON and SEMPRON chips, I would think a Core Duo would be a bit out of his price range, dont you?

Also, I would get the Celeron, as it has 8x the cache size as the sempron.
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Depends... Which CPUs are they? (ex Sempron 64 3100+, Sempron 3100+, Celeron D 341, Celeron M 370, etc.)
I'm guessing the celeron is a dothan, and if it is, go for it. They OC like no other.
Celeron-M 370 and the Sempron I'm very sure it's a "normal" skt 754 Sempron 3000+ (I'm looking at Acer an Compaq notebooks)
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post #6 of 9
get a celeron if u want it for gaming and for work then go to sempron
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post #7 of 9
The Cleron will be the better choice as it has the larger Cache so better for Gaming. Another Idea would be to get the Core Duo Yonah Intel chip if you could because they Fly.
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I would go for the sempron if you care about performance in any way. I had the "luck" to play a little on a lappy with 1.5GHz cellyM last week and dunno... besides text editing there's nothing much you can do, except watching movies. I think gaming is out of the question. That lappy had 512Mb DDR2, 40GB 5400 rpm hdd all on sys mobo with integrated video. I think even with a good vid card it wouldn't work on games, but there's just my feeling, haven't had the chance to test it.
The Sempron is a derived from the desktop sempron 3000+ (1.8GHz, 128Kb L2 cache) wich makes him far superior to that celly. The K8 semprons don't require that much cache because of the integrated mem controler and they also have 128KB L1 cache. I would go for this one based on what I just wrote. If it is a 64BIT sempron (you didn't mention if it is or not) my chioce is even more for the Sempron.
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I would make a poll....
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