I think it depends on what you consider faster. I think in benchmarks they may actually be slower, but what they seem to do is make apps load faster make multitasking seem faster let you do more things at once without mouse "jitters"
So you end up what a desktop that seems faster. Just ask anyone that has tried them
I don`t know that`s why I`m asking. As far as I remember benchmarks were comparable for both kernels, none of them slower or faster very much.
Isn`t it ironic: in the linux world where everybody emphasize 'choice, choice, choice uber alles' when it came to make an alternative version of kernel, the discussion on the alternative was cut by kernel gurus and we ended up with 'one kernel to rule them all'. So maybe choice isn`t that good as everybody thinks afterall? Whatever...