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Oldest Pentium 4

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    Hey guys. I was wondering how many GHz is the oldest Pentium 4. That's all. Thanks for your help.
     
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    1.4Ghz Willamette as far as I know. Even though some product specs claim to need a 1.2GHz model instead.
    The Willamette core blew though, you were better off with a Tualatin in those days.
     
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    Thanks Dan:toast:
     
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    What about laptops? What is their slowest Pentium 4 core?
     
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    Way true, the 1.3 Tualatin Celeron kicked the 1.8Ghz P4's butt! I went through upgrading 5 different P3 Slot1 systems to that, using the Abit "Slotket" - all lasted years.

    The problem was finding a motherboard with native Tualatin support, Abit made only one version and what a great board that was - I think it was based on the 815 chipset, can't remember the name...

    Sorry for the rant, I'm getting nostalgic :)
     
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    there is a 1.3ghz P4 for the skt 423, which i have on my other machine.

    rambus killed it.
     
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    Thank you everybody
     
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    Rambus was good, the performance issues weren't caused by it in any way. It was just a crap core.
     
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    the great wikipedia:

     

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