Windows Vista ReadyBoost: Does it Make a Difference?

Posted on Friday, Aug 24 2007 @ 06:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A hard drive is not as quick as solid state memory, so it can suffer from read latency. ReadyBoost was envisioned to allow the PC to temporarily store non-critical operating system data on the USB memory flash drive for quicker access. On paper, ReadyBoost has the potential to boost the speed of older PC systems and make running Vista a more comfortable experience. Getting ReadyBoost set up and working on a Windows Vista computer is extremely simple, but does it even make a difference?

Check it out at PC Stats.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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