We race 3 computers, 3 different operating systems and 3 types of hard drive. We are informally testing the boot up times and shutdown times.
Jose’s HP has 4 GB of Ram, an Intel Core i3, a 500Gb Hard Disk Drive and is running Windows 7.
Joey’s Acer Timeline X has 4GB of Ram, an Intel Core i3, a 500GB Seagate Momentus XT (a hybrid drive, 4GB SSD, 500GB HDD) and is running Ubuntu 11.04.
Angela’s Macbook Air has 2GB of Ram, a Core 2 Duo, a 64GB SSD (Solid State Drive) and is running OSX…