My system with a pretty old sata HDD (7200 RPM) takes about 1m 20s to web. When I shut it down that is, I usually use hibernate.
So it's not really an issue for me.
Typemachine: Acer Aspire One D250 | Atom N280 1.6 Ghz | 1GB DDR2 | 160GB SATA | 10.1' 1024 x 600 | Lubuntu 12.10
Oldbox: HP D530 | Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz | 1GB DDR | 40GB | Windows XP
"The 'gentle biker' look is overdone. I'm going for 'psycho hillbilly.' "