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Celeron vs PII vs PIII

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It_The_Cow

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If I remember, a Celeron is approximately 300 MHz less powerful than its PIII counterpart. How would a PII fit in?
 

funnyperson1

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Well the PIIs were faster than the 300As and other variants of the Celeron maybe a 50-100mhz advantage was needed, but the PII gets crushed by the Coppermine Celerons....
 

Ice_Gargoylle

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hey, quik question, why did ya buy a celeron? Did the 1.26 p3's not oc or something? or just plain more expensive?
 

funnyperson1

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Ice_Gargoylle said:
hey, quik question, why did ya buy a celeron? Did the 1.26 p3's not oc or something? or just plain more expensive?

Celeron1.0A 256cache= 70$
PIII-s 1.26= 250$

need i say more :D ....also the Celeron1.0As dont even need a handicap compared to Coppermine PIIIs....they are just as fast clock/clock while the PIII-s is a powerhouse its too darn expensive
 
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It_The_Cow

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Ice_Gargoylle said:
hey, quik question, why did ya buy a celeron? Did the 1.26 p3's not oc or something? or just plain more expensive?
I haven't bought one yet. My PIII 750 died :( so I have to replace it until the next generation of AMD stuff comes around. I'm just wondering what's the most economical right now
 

funnyperson1

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in that case a Celeron900 oced to like 1.2 should be around 50-60$ and get you a little increase in speed.....
 
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It_The_Cow

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Yodums said:
Yea.... 900 Celeron would be a good pick currently.. How'd it died by the way?
I'm still not quite sure. I don't even know if it's actually dead. I'm looking into finding a cheap, yet still powerful, processor to test if it is the CPU. If my PIII is dead, I will have a semi-powerful processor to replace it. If it isn't dead, then I'll have lost only $5 or so