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By Kurtee
Feb 15, 2006
  1. hey i heard a sempron 1.6 ghz socket 754 would be equivalent to a 2.6 pentium 4 is that true?? or if its not true what ghz.... pentium 4 would it be equal 2?
     
  2. Kurtee

    Kurtee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    anyone?

    i'm waiting folks............
     
  3. Eric Legge

    Eric Legge TS Rookie Posts: 132

    There are two Semprons that run at 1600MHz on Socket 754 - one has 128KB of cache and the other has 256KB of cache. The one with 128KB of cache has a 2600+ rating and the other has a 2800+ rating, which is supposed to make it the equivalent of a 2.6 and 2.8GHz Pentium 4 respectively.

    However, all processors have their strengths and weaknesses. You have to find out what they are so that the strengths match your computing needs.
     
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