AMD Sempron 145 or Athlon X2 260

abhimanyuchawla

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Hello
I'm building an ultra-low-budget PC for home use. The usage would include internet browsing, office 2007, music and C++ coding. NO GAMING AT ALL!
I have two choices with my budget:
1) AMD Sempron 145 with 4GB RAM
2) AMD Athlon X2 260 with 2GB RAM

Mobo, HDD and other components remain the same.
Which one would perform better?

Or do I have any other CPU option for this kind of usage?
 

abhimanyuchawla

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How much difference would I feel in performance (Office, browsing) if I use Win7 64bits on Sempron and Athlon? I do not want to upgrade this PC in future. Need to use it for one year maximum, then again a fresh build..