Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jun 2013 17:45 UTC
Google "I can't find one person who has been using the Nexus 7 for an extended period of time, and hasn't seen a massive downgrade in performance. Just what kind of downgrade are we talking here? I cannot pick up my Nexus 7 without experiencing problems like a lag of ten seconds, or more, just to rotate the display; touches refusing to acknowledged; stuttering notification panel actions; and unresponsive apps." Fully and utterly agreed. My Nexus 7 was blazing-fast and awesome for a few months, and at some point, it just started sucking. Just like that. I've tried loads of ROMs, and nothing helps.
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Comment by gan17
by gan17 on Tue 18th Jun 2013 18:12 UTC
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I might be that one person that hasn't seen any performance downgrade. I wouldn't call myself a "power user" (my rooting/flashing days are long gone), but I do use it almost every day, more now than before as a matter of fact.

Don't have that many apps or media installed on mine unit (still 8GB+ free), so that might be why I'm not having problems.

Did some checking and found that it's usually one (or more) of these problems listed here gives users this lag;
From what I can tell, the TRiM problem is the biggest culprit, and the solution to run the ForeverGone App seems to fix it for most people.

Edited 2013-06-18 18:16 UTC

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RE: Comment by gan17
by SeanParsons on Tue 18th Jun 2013 19:08 in reply to "Comment by gan17"
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I am a second person then. I use my Nexus 7 all the time and I haven't seen a downgrade in speed. I am posting this from mine while happily listening to an audio book.

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RE: Comment by gan17
by No it isnt on Tue 18th Jun 2013 21:22 in reply to "Comment by gan17"
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No problems for me either. I run vanilla Android without root (although I've flashed both ParanoidAndroid and Plasma Active/Mer in the past), and I've got plenty of disk space left.

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RE: Comment by gan17
by Moredhas on Tue 18th Jun 2013 22:41 in reply to "Comment by gan17"
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Mine has never skipped a beat. I recently bought a Nexus 10 more as a size issue, and my Nexus 7 is now serving faithfully for my brother. It may be important that it's been reflashed twice, just because I could. Once with the Ubuntu preview, and again back to stock.

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RE: Comment by gan17
by reduz on Wed 19th Jun 2013 01:55 in reply to "Comment by gan17"
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same here, no issues with the nexus 7

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