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How can I tell exactly what CPU I have. The label says
its an Intel Celeron 266 MMX as does the POST but I have run a couple of small routines; one of which said it was a 486 with a co-processor, another a 386. Is there any way to tell for sure.
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If the label says celeron 266 that is what you have. Crude diagnostic will call it a fast 486, and even older diagnostic a 386. You should get better diagnostic routines. There is shareware CPUid which identifies the CPU when you cannot take the cover off and look at the label.
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Download cpuid.exe from Intel. This is the sure way to tell exactly what kind of CPU you have.
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i want to know wheather pentium II 333mhz & pentium pro 333mhz are same . i am using BCM diagnostic software  for test pentium II 333mhz cpu but it is showing me pentium pro 333mhz please let me know wheather this is correct or not
thanks
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