If you hate that TortoiseSVN slows down your Windows developer machine and you need to grab some source code from a Subversion server there is the following alternative.
Just use a command line tool that is lightning fast: Subversion for Windows
To checkout some source code simple type: svn co <host>
Date published: 2011-01-26
Date modified: 2011-01-26
Keywords: Versioning, Subversion, svn