Charles said:

Always slow? Blazing for me  right now...

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That's because you're geographically close to the website's server. When a page has significant AJAX features it slows things down tremendously if there's enough lag, and I get consistently around 120ms:

 

Pinging channel9.msdn.com [206.72.124.93] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=118ms TTL=43
Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=118ms TTL=43
Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=125ms TTL=43
Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=120ms TTL=43

Ping statistics for 206.72.124.93:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 118ms, Maximum = 125ms, Average = 120ms