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Please recommend a fast linux distribution

Link to this post 21 Oct 11

Hello,I tried several distributions from most types of enviroments and I can't seem to find one that can make me move out from XP.
The last I tried was Lubuntu 11.10 it seemed to be the most lightest version of Lubuntu but still not faster than Xp.
I did a little comparison.
I took an audio file of 458 MB and transfered from Destktop to Home/Videos and it took 17:37 seconds while in XP from desktop to my documents it took 17:34 seconds and I also had Avast antivirus installed.
Eventaully I come back at Xp for performance.
Perhaps some advice?

Link to this post 21 Oct 11

My specs are
AMD Athlon x64 3000+ 1.8Ghz ,1GB ram,300 GB HDD and 512MB Ati radeon.

Link to this post 21 Oct 11

Its 17 seconds and 37 miliseconds.

Link to this post 21 Oct 11

Your comparing the data transfer speed of a windows file system to that of a journaling Linux file system, that doesn't need to be defragged and can hold over 4GB of data, and, the 3 milliseconds difference brings you back to XP? It doesn't make much sense.

Link to this post 21 Oct 11

Does Cool and quiet work well in Lubuntu or should I disable it from bios?

Link to this post 22 Oct 11

You should think about buying a SSD.

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