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(OT?) Athlon XP or Sempron?

Discussion in 'AMD Thunderbird' started by Xeno Chauvin, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. Xeno Chauvin

    Xeno Chauvin Guest

    Wanting to build a new machine and can't find
    info on AMD site comparing XP with Sempron.
    Since the Sempron is much cheaper for supposedly
    the same speed chip there must be a reason?
    Anyone know what the differences are?
    Xeno Chauvin, Mar 30, 2005
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    Wes Newell Guest

    Semprons and drugs are the same. Just say no. See Sempron in link below.
    Wes Newell, Mar 30, 2005
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  3. Xeno Chauvin

    Xeno Chauvin Guest

    Thanks for the explanation of Sempron and FSB.
    I totally understand it?
    I am not a true aficionado ( nerd) I have always thought
    that some (most) of the technical jargon used was rank
    bovine excrement, so I appreciate your translations of
    the excrement. Not knowing your exact credentials
    I still feel you have helped me a lot.
    Obviously I had apprehensions about what "I" could
    read and interpret that put me on this crusade. Seems
    I wasn't too far wrong in my feelings vs."my" knowledge.
    Thanks again
    Xeno Chauvin, Mar 30, 2005
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    FREEXBOX Guest

    Check both cpus specs and compare from there . Look for a cpu with bigger l1
    l2 cache and which one has a higher buss. . U want a cpu with a fast buss
    ..This will make it process data faster and your machine will be faster .
    FREEXBOX, May 2, 2005
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