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August 21, 2012 3:25:49 AM

So i got two old pc's:


and this

Can't decide which one to do a little bit of upgrading with

which cpu is better? celeron is newer, but p4 has a higher clock speed

the sony has 4 dim slots, and the emachine has only 2 dim slots

help me decide please

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August 21, 2012 3:38:01 AM

Why not install win XP, and run a benchmark.
August 21, 2012 3:47:04 AM

aaab said:
Why not install win XP, and run a benchmark.

i think i will eventually do this, but i was just wondering if one was obviously better
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August 21, 2012 3:52:43 AM

The Celron is more upgradeable. DDR2 memory which you can still buy. The integrated video will be better.

August 21, 2012 9:29:05 PM

so you think i should stick with upgrading the computer with the celeron processor a bit? even though the sony computer has 4 dim slots, and it just looks like a more of a sturdy computer
August 21, 2012 10:24:17 PM

The Sony only supports DDR1 which is very old. I would be surprised if you can find any decent amount of DDR1 for sale.

I also suspect that the celron CPU is better than the P4.
August 21, 2012 10:52:00 PM

thanks aaab, do you know if i could use 2gb x 2 ddr2 sdram?
August 21, 2012 10:54:49 PM

Doesn't look like it.
They both say: Maximum Memory Supported: 2GB