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Submission + - Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 11.10 benchmarked (extremetech.com)

MrSeb writes: "In the mother of all grudge matches, Tom’s Hardware has pitched Windows 7 against Ubuntu 11.10 in a dizzying array of benchmarks — and the winner might surprise you. Out of six test categories — Start and stop times, File copy times, Archiving, Multimedia, System, and Gaming — Oneiric Ocelot came out on top in three, while Windows 7 won none. In both Geekbench and HDD-to-HDD copying speeds, Ubuntu obliterated Windows 7 by a 20-30% margin. In other areas, though, Ubuntu's victory is less clear-cut, with Windows being significantly faster at LAME encoding and single-threaded POV-Ray. And then there's gaming, which is another kettle of fish entirely..."
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