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I have a i7 (4 cores with hyperthreading = 8 core) and 8GB ram. when I bought it about 1 year ago, it was running Win 8.1 and it started up in about 15 seconds and it was blazing fast. Unfortunately (due to cost) it does not have an SSD.

It responded exactly as I expected even while running Visual Studio and/or Android Studio. i was completely happy.

Once I was taken over by Win10, I have had tons of I/O problems. I can always tell when crazy I/O is going on because the fans kick on and everything slows down. I take a look and my disk goes to 100% usage. At that point the machine may as well be an old Celeron. I/O kills everything.

And it seems to me that Windows does some crazy I/O and every web browser out there is writing to your disk often.
Also, if you have virus scanners they go crazy on I/O too.
Obviously I/O has always been a bottleneck, but it's amazingly bad in contrast to modern RAM and processors.

I know, I just need to buy an SSD but they are still high for comparative size (1TB). As a matter of fact, my entire computer only cost $699 and 1TB SSD is up around $250 or so.
My book, Launch Your Android App, is available at Amazon.com.

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