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11-01-11, 09:18 PM #1
Is the Celeron G540 powerful enough?
Hi guys, I am building my dad a mini-itx machine. All he does is browse the web, watch video online, watch dvd, and some document viewing. Would the Celeron G540 on an H67 board with 4 GB of 1333 MHz ram be good enough for this? Not too familiar with entry level CPU's here... Thanks!
11-01-11, 09:29 PM #2
Should be. I do that on a netbook with an Atom N450 and 2GB ram. The celeron - being faster and a true dual core - should be fine.Main: MOBO: Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 CPU: i7 6700k w/ Scythe Ninja 4 and 2x Noctua NF-F12s, RAM: 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz , GFX: EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 2.0, PSU: Seasonic X-850, CASE: Corsair 500R, HDD: 256gb Samsung SM951, WD 4TB Black
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Laptop: MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 044 config
Bored of games? Nothing good on internet radio or youtube? Dont waste your GHz, find them before they find us. SETI
11-01-11, 09:29 PM #3
11-02-11, 11:50 AM #4
Alright thanks guys! Just wanted to make sure it wouldn't lag (even on desktop with nothing open) like his old Pentium single core... It was one of the first gen on the LGA775 socket xD
11-02-11, 01:53 PM #5
It's probably 6-8 times more powerful than a p4 3ghz.