After much testing of various distros, I seem to be settling on Mint 12 as the one I will use on a daily basis. However, I find that I prefer KDE over Gnome. I saw yesterday that there is now an RC for Mint 12 KDE. What would be the advantage of a proper KDE edition over simply installing KDE in the main edition?
All I can think of is that there could be some overhead with having the Gnome components installed, but could Gnome not be removed if I wanted?