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CPU Upgrade ---- Confused !!!!!

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I decided to upgrade my CPU. I had a Celeron 1.7 GHZ. After consulting with the MOBO manufacturer -- they said I could get a P4 2.8 GHZ 512K. After purchasing and installing it I am confused.

When I go to Control Panel -- System --- it says Intel CPU 2.8 GHz  1.2 ghz. 768 MB of Ram.  When my computer boots up it says 1.2 ghz.

Everything runs much faster --- but I don't understand what is happening.

Here is the exact descriptin of the CPU ---- Intel Pentium P4 CPU 2.8 GHz 478 512k L2 SL725.

Can someone please explain ?????
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