Is Nikon Micro 105mm/2.8 VR Autofocus fast?

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Is Nikon Micro 105mm/2.8 VR Autofocus fast?
Jan 11, 2010

I am using D700
I am considering the Nikon 105mm/2.8 VR Micro lens.

I intend to use it for Macro.
I also intend to use it for portrait.

I want to know if AutoFocus is fast please.
If comparison can be made to the following lens that I own,
it would be more helpful to me.

Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G: (My rating: Very Fast AF)
Nikon AF 35mm f/2D (My rating: Very Fast AF )
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4G (My rating: disappointingly slow AF

Many thanks.
Other comments on the Nikon 105mm Micro VR also welcome.

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Nikon D700 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D +3 more
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