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2.66GHz Pentium 4 vs. ~3GHz Celeron?

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I found a P4 that my dad was about to throw away, and my friend has a really crappy computer with a 3ish GHz Celeron (not sure on exact clocks)

Is the P4 better?
 
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The pentium 4 will perform better, clock for clock.
    
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Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid View Post
I found a P4 that my dad was about to throw away, and my friend has a really crappy computer with a 3ish GHz Celeron (not sure on exact clocks)

Is the P4 better?
It may depend on the models, but the P4 is most likely faster.
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post #4 of 8
The P4 is better.
In my old S478 computer, I replaced a 2.8Ghz Celeron D (Prescott) with a 2.4Ghz Pentium 4 HT (Northwood) and I noticed some improvements in most things. (Games especially)
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post #5 of 8
P4 Go!. Overclock it like crazy. Don't even bother using a heatsink xD
Just kidding, but it OCs like crazy
    
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Ok, well I hope it's the same socket!
 
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P4, all the way. Just wiki the models.
 
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post #8 of 8
I always wanted a Pentium 4 as a kid. My computer had Pentium III.
I went straight to Pentium D after that...

I never had a Pentium 4
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