A little comparison a between Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7.
* Speed and fluency during boot; From boot screen to a fully loaded desktop.
* Speed when launching a web browser; Less accurate as I used different web browsers. Feel free to ignore :p
* Speed and fluency of shutdown; From hitting the shut down button until the system powering off.
AMD FX-6100; 6-core 3.3GHz
8GB DDR3 RAM
2TB 7200RPM HDD
NVidia GT 430; 1GB video memory
Both Windows and Ubuntu have intensively been used daily for 2…