Ubuntu Unity Proves Very Slow To KDE, GNOME, Xfce, LXDE

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 7 September 2012. Page 4 of 6. 63 Comments
Ubuntu 12.10 Beta Desktop Benchmarking

KDE with suspended desktop effects on full-screen windows was the fastest for handling Prey.

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta Desktop Benchmarking

The "KDE SC 4.9 - Suspended" scenario was also the fastest for Reaction Quake 3.

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta Desktop Benchmarking

All of the desktops aside from the stock KDE 4.9 were much faster than Unity 6.4 with Compiz. GNOME Shell has been doing rather well with these tests.


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