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I think albin means startup including the boot time for his notebook?
Anyway, the other MAJOR benefit for using the iPad over a notebook for this particular role is the weight difference – once you’ve walked around a stage adjusting head amp gains & setting 8 monitor mixes you’re acutely aware of just how much your laptop weighs ;) – not so with the iPad

Adam Biggs
iDR32 mixrack
MixRack for iPad & Tweak for iPhone apps
Asus N61 Laptop (x2 wireless)
Windows 7 Pro 64bit
with Belkin PlayMax N600 HD router
Sennheiser IEM (for PFL)
Dante card