Celeron 2500 good?

Which AMD Athlon compares to the Celeron 2500 in preformance for gaming 1st person shooters?
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  1. Athlon 1000mhz > celeron 2500

    My own beast: Athlon 2700xp+ (oc: 3200xp+ with 200fsb) , Radeon 9800pro (oc: 410/370) , 512mb ddr400. SO MUCH faster than my last computer (pIII 550......)
  2. That would be about as good as a Pentium 3 !Ghz or Athlon 1Ghz as previously said.

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  3. You may want to check out <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/cpu/showdoc.html?i=1927" target="_new">this</A> review to find out yourself. But those guys who replied here earlier should be about right. In the review that I gave you, the Athlon XP 1700+ (1466MHz) is ahead of the Celeron 2.6GHz by a huge margin, so I believe a 1.1~1.2GHz Athlon should match a Celeron 2500 in performance for gaming.
  4. Thanks guys. I thought that it might be equal to a AMD 1.6 1.7 but oh well. Fry's Electronics don't have a good deal on any AMD 2.4 right now. But they do on a Celeron 2.5
    Guess I will wait. Thanks ;)
  5. Celerons are for people who don't know anything about computers except how to use a couple programs, and are unwilling to learn about them at all.

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  6. I can send you my old AMD K6-2 233MHz, you should have about the performance of the 2.5 GHz Celeron.

    Avoid buying ANY Celeron, get an Athlon XP or Pentium 4 to get DECENT performance in gaming and productivity apps.

    I REPEAT : DO NOT BUY Celeron. Celeron are NOT good at all. Even for CHEAP systems, AMD offers a lot more for the same price or even lower prices!

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