Originally Posted by jotd
For some games, it could be faster to switch on the old A500, insert the disk, and play, than to wait for the full Amiga OS to bootup and then run WHDLoad.
Accelerated Amigas, such as '030, can boot from cold in about 15 seconds, and warm in 10. If you use a very plain WB, then these times will easily be 5 seconds less. If you have the registered version of WHDLoad then this is going to be very hard to beat.