From: Brendan Halpin (brendan.halpin at domain ul.ie)
Date: Thu 14 Jun 2001 - 09:41:52 IST
James Chambers <james_a_chambers at domain yahoo.com> writes:
> --- Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin at domain ul.ie> wrote:
> > I'm looking at a Dell Inspiron 4000 and wondering if it's worth a
> > price difference of £180 to upgrade from Celeron 700MHz/128kb cache
> > to PIII 850MHz/256kb...
> I might be worng but I thought the celeron 700mhz uses a 66mhz bus and
> the PIII uses atleast a PIII 850mhz uses atleast a 100mhz or a 133mhz.
> If I am right this would be a major boost
I thought so too (perhaps I saw it for another model, but on the
Inspiron 4000 overview page
it says "Intel® Celeron® processor at 700MHz with 100MHz front
I'm puzzled about what a "front side" bus might be, but it's all
academic now as I've given them the credit card numbers and am
about 2k lighter in the wallet all of a sudden...
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