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In article<3af6ee0a-a0b7-4227-8b31-1407f690ca24@googlegroups.com>,
RichA<rander3128@gmail.com> wrote:

> > >>> With Windows, if you opened more than 2 browser windows, it bogged down,
> > >>> often just freezing.  Couldn't deal with images at all.  Switching to
> > >>> Linux
> > >>> cured it, you still have to be cognizant of the 1G memory and cpu power
> > >>> limitations, but it can do much more than before.
> > >>
> > >> complete nonsense.
> > > 
> > > Sorry but it isn't. I gave up a few programs because of it.  I'd not have
> > > done that if I could have avoided it.
> > > 
> > 
> > I don't know how much oomph your machine has, but even on my old Vista 
> > laptop, with 12g memory, I was able to run Photoshop with a bunch of 
> > plugins, Bridge, Corel Painter 8, Excel, WordPerfecct, and keep several 
> > browser windows open at the same time. The only thing that ran slow was 
> > Topaz Impressions.
> > 
> 
> N-e-t-b-o-o-k.  Lower than Celeron.

so not windows, but very shitty hardware.