Pentium 3 Or Duron ? Which is Fastest Please ?

  Tinkey Winkey 23:10 24 Apr 04

Have been looking at a couple of refurb PCs for a friend.

Both have same spec apart from the processor,so I want to know should I go for the 800mhz Duron or 800 mhz Pentium 3 ?

The duron has an 200 mhz FSB whereas the Pentium only has 133 mhz FSB so I'm guessing the duron is faster yes ?

If the duron is faster would the speed differential be noticed as we're only talking 67mhz FSB difference !

Any other info about these old PSU's from personal experience would be greatly appreciated !

  Paperback Writer 23:22 24 Apr 04

Pentium 3 would be faster.

  Charence 23:24 24 Apr 04

I would choose the PIII

  Tinkey Winkey 23:24 24 Apr 04

Really - despite the lower FSB ?

  Paperback Writer 23:28 24 Apr 04


The Duron is the "basic" chip remember.

  Tinkey Winkey 23:31 24 Apr 04

Paperback Writer - Yes of course !! ( Not the Celeron ) Cheers.

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