Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 4th Apr 2007 18:02 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Geeks.com were once more very kind to send us one of their products for a review. Geeks sells cheap laptops --among others-- and so we asked for a low-cost laptop without an operating system in it for the purpose of this review. They sent us the IBM T23, (currently selling for just $299) and an extra 256 MB stick of RAM ($30). We tested the laptop with three different OSes, read on for more.
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speed comparison with XP and Feisty
by zerohalo on Wed 4th Apr 2007 21:47 UTC
zerohalo
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2005-07-26

Did you notice much of a difference in speed or responsiveness when running XP and Feisty? Or would you say they both performed about the same on that hardware?

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Eugenia Member since:
2005-06-28

About the same I would say.

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zerohalo Member since:
2005-07-26

That's interesting. I was always under the impression that Ubuntu ran faster than XP on older hardware. I guess you only really get the performance boost with Linux on older hardware by using a lighter WM than Gnome or KDE.

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