Any fast Celerons?

ADDMP
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I am interested in how a well a fast Celeron will do in E@H. I have looked around the results database & found a 1400MHz Celeron that does a unit in 42,000 sec & a 1700MHz Celeron that does 49000 sec. [These results look somewhat inconsistent, of course.]

Is anyone processing E@H with a Celeron at 2200 MHz or higher?

Thanks,
ADDMP.

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Any fast Celerons?

> I am interested in how a well a fast Celeron will do in E@H. I have looked
> around the results database & found a 1400MHz Celeron that does a unit in
> 42,000 sec & a 1700MHz Celeron that does 49000 sec. [These results look
> somewhat inconsistent, of course.]
>
> Is anyone processing E@H with a Celeron at 2200 MHz or higher?
>
> Thanks,
> ADDMP.
>I have a 2.4G Celeron machine that goes about 35,500 sec. average. If you are looking for reasonable speed at reasonable prices I would look at AMD Semprons. I have a 2800+ that is about 30% faster than my Celeron and costs less than $100 Canadian. Cheers.

Digger
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My Celeron D 2.93Ghz

My Celeron D 2.93Ghz averages:

30218 seconds (8.5 hours) for Einstein.
12500 seconds (3.5 hours) for SETI

It's been a good performer for the money, but it's a Prescott so it gets a bit warm (55°C) while crunching.

Dig

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IMHO there aren't any fast

Message 10663 in response to message 10662

IMHO there aren't any fast Celerons to ever exist.

It's a power-hungry and slow CPU, while being too expensive for the little performance it yields.

Apart from the VIA C3 (which was specifically designed for extremely low power consumption rather than performance), there's basically no slower CPU available on the market.

In short, there's practically no reason to operate, let alone buy one unless one would want to spend more money for less performance for some wicked reason

Ananas
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I think it depends much on

I think it depends much on the projects needs. I guess, a Celeron III Tualatin 1400 (FSB 100) running at FSB 166 or more (it has those abilities) could sure be quite a good cruncher for certain projects. Of course it doesn't compare to the Pentium IIIs 1400 but it still might be a good one.

This would explain the inconsistency, a Pentium III Tualatin is always way faster than a Pentium 4 with the same nominal speed so this should apply to the Celerons too - plus the Tualatins can be overclocked like hell. *Sigh* my dual P3 board doesn't allow it though :-/

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I was a bit skeptical about

I was a bit skeptical about the Celeron processors myself, and until now have never had one in any of my machines. I read a very favorable review at X-bit Labs though about the Celeron D's (built on the Prescott core), i got a great price, and i've been very happy with it so far. I really don't think 8.5 hours for an Einstein unit is extremely slow is it? Apparently this processor can be overclocked pretty high as well, but i'll probably never do that.

To each their own i guess. :)

Dig

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Don't get a Celeron. The

Don't get a Celeron. The computers with Celerons freeze all the time. I recommend a Pentium 4 unless you have a laptop. If you have a laptop, get a Centrino.

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> Don't get a Celeron. The

Message 10667 in response to message 10666

> Don't get a Celeron. The computers with Celerons freeze all the time.

Define freeze please. My Celeron 2.3GHz (based on the Northwood P4, but with only 128KB L2 cache) has been running for the past 8 days, 7 hours and a bit... in accordance with the last reboot I made myself. Freeze? Where?

It runs E@H units in around 35,000 - 38,000 seconds. And gets the correct credits for them, sometimes even more than requested.

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> ... Celerons freeze all the

Message 10668 in response to message 10666

> ... Celerons freeze all the time.

running hot and freezing - clever thermodynamics ;-)

~~gravywavy

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> It runs E@H units in around

Message 10669 in response to message 10667

> It runs E@H units in around 35,000 - 38,000 seconds. And gets the correct
> credits for them, sometimes even more than requested.

To discussion about power of Celeron - my Duron 1100 MHZ crunch the WU in 42-43 thousands of second and small less than 12 hours.

I have bought this processor (in 2002) for 30 euros.

Athlon XP 2200+ (with clock about 1796 MHZ) crunch WU in 25-26 thousand of seconds.

In shops of our city, I don't found Atlon XP 2200+, but price of Atlhon XP 2600+ not on much greater/smaller that price of 2,5 GHz Celeron D...

Example of my Duron WU:
229443 812171 16 Apr 2005 3:31:38 UTC 18 Apr 2005 2:05:53 UTC Over Success Done 42,626.23 87.29 87.29

john.mac
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> Don't get a Celeron. The

Message 10670 in response to message 10666

> Don't get a Celeron. The computers with Celerons freeze all the time. I
> recommend a Pentium 4 unless you have a laptop. If you have a laptop, get a
> Centrino.
>

Don't know about any freeze; running 24/7 since the beginning of the project with only two reboots: linux kernel update and the change to running win98 on the wine emulator.

Celeron D330 2.66 gHz, 512MB, linux 2.6.8 and E@H on wine.
Measured floating point speed 1265.82 million ops/sec
Measured integer speed 3906.05 million ops/sec
Average CPU time 33.5K all results credited

John,

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