KDE 4.3.4 is lighter than Gnome: Linux2u
Strange na but its reality KDE 4.3.4 is lighter than Gnome 2.28.I am going to prove it.On my machine Linux Mint 8 KDE 4.3.4 use only 135 to 160MB Ram while Windows XP 240MB and Gnome take around 210MB. While windows fastest edition Windows 7 uses more than 450MB RAM.Don't believe that KDE 4.3.4 uses 145MB Ram,Lets have a look below.
So, I was also puzzled when I saw it. Please share your views about it and write your comment with proof. Please note Ubuntu comes in 700MB while Linux Mint KDE 1.2GB,after that KDE is using so much less RAM using Kick off menu while Gnome use Classic menu so much lighter,if you choose classic menu in KDE RAM utilization will be less.
Note: Installation of Linux Mint is not smooth as Ubuntu while SimplyMepies 8.5RC1 64 bit perfom better than all distro but its little bit of buggy.KDE desktop on file transfer uses more RAM than Gnome,so KDE team has to work over this.
Conclusion: KDE is faster than Gnome and Windows 7 and comes with all eye candy that is not available with these two desktop. Windows 7 is fast compare to Vista and XP when come with more than 1GB of RAM.So,its worst in my list.
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