Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 17:20 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Benchmarks Here is the continuation of a series of comparison tests that is without doubt bound to cause a huge amount of controversy: Workstation Benchmarks: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu Linux There are performance wins and losses on both sides of the fence, but Ubuntu compares very well with Windows 7, and no doubt these tests indicate a much closer performance comparison than most people would have expected.
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What do you want me to say? I have no idea how your system is setup, all I know is on my systems I notice GUI sluggishness caused by heavy disk IO under Linux, and that this is a known issue with Linux's server centric IO scheduling.

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