Abundant performance delivered by today's quad-core processors has shifted the performance bottleneck from the CPU and memory to the disk I/O subsystem in most of day-to-day usage scenarios.
... which one of modern operating systems is capable of utilizing fast hard drives and multi-core CPUs most effectively?
In all file search, classification and storage utilization analysis operations Ubuntu is faster than both tested Windows operating systems by a huge margin.
... users and IT professionals constantly working with large amounts data should seriously consider using Ubuntu Linux as the main file and data management platform.
I doubt any of this change by the promissed October 22 release date and don't know why people still use XP."