Is the Surface RT Slow Launching Apps? Judge for yourself.

The topic of app launch times has come up a few times on various Surface RT related discussions. From the comments you might conclude that the Surface RT is blazing fast or completely unusably slow when it comes to app launch times. For those considering the device, here is your chance to judge for yourself. The first half is on my Surface RT. The second part is my desktop powered by an AMD A8 - 6600 with AMD Radeon HD 7850 Graphics and 8GB of RAM.

Launch times Surface RT vs Desktop (via paulallentx)

Now, most time you are using your Surface RT, its not immediately after a clean boot. I rarely reboot my Surface RT - usually only after updates. So, how do apps launch under normal operation? Again, see for yourself...