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Why would my notebook only turn on after several attempts?

It was working perfectly fine until I changed it's Celeron processor for a Core 2 Duo today. Now it only turns on 1 out of 5 or 6 attempts. Sometimes at the 1st or 2nd attempt. It's pretty random by ...
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Celeron E3300 vs Celeron 847 [closed]

Any Idea which of those 2 would be faster or will it be about the same ? The CPUs would be used for websurfing and video streaming mostly, but with a dedicated GPU. I know the E3300 is older, but its ...
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Why does my Gentoo installation DVD stall on the boot menu?

I am trying to boot Gentoo from a DVD on an old laptop of mine that has Windows 98 on the existing hard drive. The BIOS comes up fine, finds the bootable DVD and launches the Gentoo menu which asks ...
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Celeron 2.7 (northwood) won't work in mobo with P4 1.8 (williamette)

I tried upgrading my Sony VAIO PCV-RX660 with a Celeron 2.7ghz CPU. It won't even boot. It turns on and a dummy (hdd/cpu) light comes on, but no booting or anything. If I put the P4 back in, ...
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Removing HD from PC and putting in another PC

HD here means hard disk. I am a complete beginner at messing around inside computers. But I have a computer with a hard disk with Windows XP installed on it. It uses an Intel Celeron Single-Core ...
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Can I install a Celeron E3400 in an Intel DG965WH motherboard?

Can I install a Celeron E3400 in an Intel DG965WH motherboard? According to Intel, E3400 is not in the list of supported CPUs, but based on another super user suggestion it should qualify, since both ...
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Does Ubuntu Netbook Remix require an Intel Atom processor?

I have a laptop with an Intel Celeron 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of RAM - a similar spec to current netbooks. Will I be able to install Ubuntu Netbook Remix on this laptop or will it only work with ...
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Determine Socket from /proc/cpuinfo

Is there a simple way to determine the CPU socket from the output of /proc/cpuinfo. Determining the type of processor is simple enough, but the processor I have (Celeron) has two different possible ...
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Is the Core i5 Processor from Intel like the Celerons of yesteryear?

The title pretty much says it. I know that the Core i7's are Quad Core and Hyper-threaded (so 4 cores, and 8 logical), and the Core i5's are Quad Core as well but not Hyper-threaded, does this ...
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Which is better Intel Celerdon D 351 3.2Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ [closed]

I have two machines, and I want to make one into a media center. No sure which one to pick. Here are the specs for the AMD Athlon 64 3200+, and here for the Intel Celerdon D 351.
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Getting 2 processors to work with Virtualbox on Dual-Core Celeron

Virtualbox v3.0.4. is going way too slow on one core and the slider is grayed out to disallow me from adding my second processor. I'm not really certain why it doesn't work with 2, I've looked at ...