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JGZimmerle: Wrong. RISC OS has no substansial disc caching, so it actually uses the hard disc more than Windows/Linux if you've got the RAM to support it. (Although Linux pulls of this trick better than Windows.)

Just because an OS has virtual memory does not automatically mean it'll thrash the disc more. It'll only thrash the disc when it runs out of real memory, in simplistic terms.

I expected better from you!

 is a RISC OS Usernunfetishist on 14/12/03 9:13AM
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