Once it is installed and configured it is easy to see how much ground Ubunto has cut from under XP.
Read the article at The Inquirer
Sadly I can't compare the effectiveness of XP and Ubuntu's graphics. This is because any games I might play have to use Windows. I also cannot use the desktop publishing package CS2 either, which means that for a portion of my day I am using VoleWare. If this problem was remedied by the games makers and Adobe, I don't think I would would use XP at all. µ