replacing old pentium 4

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  1. jayr6666

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    Hi all.I have a really old pc that needs it cpu replaced,the original one is a p4 1.8ghz willamette fsb400 and 256 cache.Now it says on the msi website(mobo is ms6534)the northwood p4 2.0ghz fsb 400 512 cache is ok to use but will the differences in cache size have any negative effect?cheers.
     
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    I have always believed a larger onboard cache is beneficial.
     
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    Are you sure it's the CPU that's failed? It'd be unusual as CPUs are one of the most reliable components in the PC.

    And as William said, more cache is better, not worse.
     

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