Windows 7 beta is here; windows boot to a fully functional desktop in less than 30 seconds

Microsoft is very much confident about the Windows 7 because it is having lot many new features in hand. Last night, Lifehacker tested windows 7 beta, vista and XP with a desktop of following configuration and found that the windows 7 offers speedier  startup.

Below are the details,

Configuration of the test desktop:

Intel Core 2 Duo processor running at 3.16GHz with 4GB of RAM. Windows XP, Vista, and the Windows 7 beta build 7000 are all installed on the same, physical SATA hard drive (partitioned, of course).

Test results for fully loaded Desktop

Operating System Average time to reach desktop
Windows 7 Ultimate
(Beta, Build 7000, 32-bit)
28 seconds
Windows 7 Ultimate
(Preview, Build 6801, PDC edition, 32-bit)
32 seconds
Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit, SP1) 33 seconds
Windows XP Professional (SP3) 40 seconds

 

Test results for only user login Desktop

Operating System Average time to reach desktop
Windows 7 Ultimate
(Beta, Build 7000, 32-bit)
20 seconds
Windows 7 Ultimate
(Preview, Build 6801, PDC edition, 32-bit)
23 seconds
Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit, SP1) 24 seconds
Windows XP Professional (SP3) 29 seconds

Things may get even faster as Windows 7 is in beta right now.

Thanks a lot Lifehacker for this result oriented test.

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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