Inconvenient truths: PC vs. Mac, Windows vs. Linux, us vs. them, et al.

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Jun 8, 2007 4:47 AM EDT
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Windows is not slow. Some Linux distros are. On new hardware, you might not notice. On old hardware, you will. I'm talking mostly about Windows 2000 here, and to a lesser extent Windows XP. I've run Win 2K on many, many platforms, and I'm continually surprised on how well it runs, even with low RAM. It may not be secure at all, may need lots of add-ons just to be usable and may be orphaned by Microsoft in a few years, but for now it's blazingly fast.

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Blazingly fast at...? hioho 3 1,257 Jun 10, 2007 3:42 PM
poor analysis, Freudian projection gus3 5 1,267 Jun 9, 2007 8:07 AM
An enjoyable read. Aladdin_Sane 6 1,156 Jun 8, 2007 7:23 PM

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