Re: Vista disk (?) speed in a development environment
I have had Vista since the bata came out last summer.
I have had it on 3 different machines , all about the same specs but
AND I have yet to see Vista come close to being as fast as XP on just about
My machine that I built now is a Intel D945PVS board , with sata 2 hard
drive and Pentium D 3.2 CPU , 2 gig of memory , ATI X1300 Pro PCIE , 256mgb
Vista just isn't as fast as XP was.
"stdunbar" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I've recently upgraded to Vista Business from XP Pro SP2. I compile code
> my laptop with a great degree of regularity and have noticed that XP Pro
> about 50-75% faster in this area. I've seen articles that indicate that
> is a Vista problem and I wondered if there is a work around that doesn't
> involve re-installing XP.
> My machine is an Intel dual core at 2.33 GHz with 2GB of RAM and a 7200
> hard drive. I was able to do a build of my entire source code in about a
> minute and 30 seconds under XP Pro. On the same machine Vista takes about
> minutes. A "clean" of the environment took about 2 seconds on XP and
> regularly takes 15-25 on Vista.
> Is there something that I can tweek to improve this? I have seen on both
> and Vista that the very first build after a reboot is slower. I assume
> is related to some caching of some sort and have not included it with my
> Thanks in advance for any information.