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i got a consumer that paod me $450 to build them a pc.

Its gonna be socket 775, 9600 gt 4gb ddr2. I just cant figure out which cpu to put in.

Here are the 2 i have.

Intel core 2 sl9tb 1.8
or
intel e1400 celeron dual core 2.0

which is better? There not a gamer and was thinking which i should keep and which to put in theres. Thanks
    
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I'd put in the C2D so the customer can get their most bang for the buck IMHO.

That what will keep them coming back to you.

EDIT: I also think the C2D is faster than the Celeron.
Edited by HandGunPat - 4/21/11 at 11:58am
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If the EU is not a gamer, or doing photo/video editing, they are not going to notice the difference between the 2. The C2D is a little slower but has 2MB of L2 cache, compared to the 512kb the e1400 has. The C2D would be better suited for a low end gaming system.
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+1 for the C2D over the celeron.
 
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