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Would there be a speed difference?


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#1 Mike19865586

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 02:50 AM

Would you be able to notice a speed difference between a 1.6GHZ P4 400FSB Socket 478 Willamette and a P4 2.4GHZ 400FSB Socket 478 Northwood?

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 02:57 AM

well, a lot would depend on what your doing, but yes I would say so, nearly a ghz faster and better architecture, plus I believe (not sure dont have the list right next to me) a larger cache size as well, should make a decent difference.

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 06:26 PM

If you are trying to run videos or recently written programs, no.

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Posted 26 April 2010 - 10:59 PM

Depending on the CPU, there is only a slight difference in cache size between the Williamette and Northwood CPU's. As pointed out earlier, if you are running videos, multimedia applications, games, or most recent programs, then the speed increase will be minor.

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