Windows 7 Discussion on Windows 7 and operating it on the Dell Mini series.

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xvunixvx xvunixvx is offline
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Default Performance? - 01-22-2009, 02:41 AM

Does anyone have any feedback/benchmarks on how their mini is running windows 7? (Inspiron 910) I am currently running a 16 gig with 2 gigs of ram, is it worth it?

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Default Re: Performance? - 01-22-2009, 03:25 AM

It is very fast and snappy on both of my computers.

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Default Re: Performance? - 01-22-2009, 05:34 AM

I've got the stock 16gb w/2gb crucial. I did the full install and removed windows components via Programs and Features, shut off disk cache, disabled indexing..... I really like the aero feature after using XP classic for 7 years, especially the glass look. I have noticed in resource manager, that I only use about 1/3 of my ram under normal use and about 1100-1200mb with gobs of browser tabs open and windows media center running. If I open enough stuff, I can get my screen to flash intermittently. Other than that I love the performance w/wo Aero. I will definitely move from XP to 7 when its released but I'm also digging the very human aspect of Ubuntu..I'll probably dual boot, but for now it's all about win 7.

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Default Re: Performance? - 01-22-2009, 07:07 AM

I have a stock 16gb ssd and 2gb of ram. Boot up is 30 seconds with nod32 and dell chat running at startup. I love it.
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Default Re: Performance? - 01-22-2009, 07:11 AM

I also have stock 16GB, 2GB RAM and it runs pretty well. A little slower than XP maybe, but not much.
Browsing the Internet, IM'ing, and doing work on it are handled very well, no problems at all. I also play SNES and N64 games on it which run at normal speed.

If I have quite a few applications running (Chrome with 5+ tabs, Trillian with 3+ chats, Windows Media Player with a movie) then it can get a little clunky.

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