it’s true.
In my local test. 2G mem T60
File Size: 114M
Total Lines: 1,183,428
search “INFO”
replace with “[INFORMATION]”
Matched 63,158
not match case
both open blank display

TextPad 5.2
2.60 secs
EmEditor 7.05
25~26 secs

However Emeditor give more function:
1) process bar and highlight.
2) emeditor empty display more pretty.
3) Emeditor’s fronts support customize looks more better.
4) Emeditor can open huge files, but Textpad have a limit.