There has been a lot of talk about Google Search Engine and page load time.
Matt Cutts Google Fellow sets the record straight in this video dated February 01-2010.
What are your thoughts on this matter.
The relevance of content within your pages will always be the most important factor. According to Matt Cutts, Google uses over 200 triggers to determine the relevance of a page. If every factor where identical in 2 pages then page speed may be a factor in SO.