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some of my friends media edition runs faster then the xp pro edition...anyway know if its true?
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No, media edition doesnt run faster than XP, XP isnt faster than linux, linux isnt faster than windows, its all in the hardware =/.
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well would one run faster then the other if it uses less memory ?
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they use equal amounts of memory, actually i wouldnt be surprised if media edition used more memory considering its more suited for entertainment purposes.
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Originally Posted by metalkobra
No, media edition doesnt run faster than XP, XP isnt faster than linux, linux isnt faster than windows, its all in the hardware =/.
Thats just not true, we are not talking hardware speed, we are talking about the kernal's ability to handle information more effeciently, and its stability. linux is more stable than windows, not sure about faster. No its not faster, its just got all the media attachments.
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For sure Media seems to run faster. Seen it between two like dell's, the slower one even just a bit better in the mem section. The Media kicked butt. Media SHOULD run slower by theory, because it would seem to have extra stuff added to regular XP...but it isn't the case. But to me XP-Pro seems to run faster than Home.
The problem is I-B-M, to witt, the "B" in IBM. All, from keyboard to OS is based upon a legacy business platform. If you ain't in "business" then about 60% of windows, and prolly 40% of your computer is dedicated to nothing but your time.
Linux ain't for the business unless ya want. (Except for the KB) so it's "faster"...still, Media is faster than Home. (faster for the end-user at video oriented endeavors...later.
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what? its the same kernal. And linux is so for buisnesses. My friends dad has like 3 offices setup and all they use is linux. Why buisnesses like linux is because the kernal isnt inheirant in anything. Which means the kernal can crash and restart without effecting the rest of the system. Actually anything can crash and restart and the system can still be fine. but with windows, if explorer.exe crashes, its kaput. I actually recommend SusE Linux Enterprise server9 or any other buisness edition of linux. But the support is more expensive and harder to find. and yes Xp pro is faster than home, it supports more advanced data sorting. Why would the addons slow it down? that would be hardware. they all still use the same kernal. And i didnt understand any of your numbers.
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Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
what? its the same kernal. And linux is so for buisnesses. My friends dad has like 3 offices setup and all they use is linux. Why buisnesses like linux is because the kernal isnt inheirant in anything. Which means the kernal can crash and restart without effecting the rest of the system. Actually anything can crash and restart and the system can still be fine. but with windows, if explorer.exe crashes, its kaput. I actually recommend SusE Linux Enterprise server9 or any other buisness edition of linux. But the support is more expensive and harder to find. and yes Xp pro is faster than home, it supports more advanced data sorting. Why would the addons slow it down? that would be hardware. they all still use the same kernal. And i didnt understand any of your numbers.
<dr fooken sez>Got ya! But for then. ( a sorta syllogixm) sic....

Dude! You Linux boys are so sensitive. Sure it's a great O/s. Yep. great for biz too. Yeah, ya only load what ya need. But my major point there was: Media (the PROGRAM) prolly should run slower due to "add-ons" in the program--not to the computer. ie, Overhead. Inverse wise, what I mean about business--is that much of WINDOWS is lost to business...because of early legacy biz 'uses.' Lots of wasted space there. (IF, yer not in business)
Sorry if I got ya all confused--it's late here. Thanks for the patience.
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lol now i understand your numbers. But the way i see it, the os doesnt slow down if you have programs installed only your acsess time on your hdd. i have my os installed on one hdd and everything else on another and my O/s never slows down. If you really wanted to see, go get a version of home, pro and media center and run pc mark on them. see if it changes.
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