[PC-BSD Testing] FF3.5.2 runs slower on PCBSD than Windows?

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Thu Aug 27 14:41:13 PDT 2009


OO 3.1.1 just went final so maybe there's some tuning they did with 
the point release. 3.1 does run a bit laggy on my old clunker abuse 
box as well.

Arthur

>I should also point out that running FF3.5.2 on a 4 year old Toshiba 
>laptop with a 1.5Ghz processor and 1.2 GB RAM with XP actually loads 
>Gmail faster by a hair.  Opening a small text doc in OO takes about 
>20 seconds on PCBSD but 24 seconds on the laptop.
>
>Very disappointed so far.
>
>--- On Thu, 8/27/09, Brodey Dover <doverosx at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>From: Brodey Dover <doverosx at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] FF3.5.2 runs slower on PCBSD than Windows?
>To: "PC-BSD Testing list" <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>Date: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 2:57 PM
>
>Have you tried installing geekbench with runports? I can provide 
>some performance metrics to compare against my system:
>AMD Athlon X2 5000+ BE @ 2.9GHz
>4GB RAM
>2x 7200RPM 320GB WD RAID 0
>Asus M2N-E
>GeForce 7600GT
>PC-BSD 7.1.1 - AMD64
>
>
>
>On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Jeff <dejamuse at yahoo.com> wrote:
>I built what should have been a kick-ass system with:
>
>Intel i7-920
>6GB RAM
>RAID-0 7200RPM drives
>Asus  P6T Motherboard - (Intel on-board RAID)
>Radeon HD-4250 VGA
>PCBSD 64Bit
>
>But in various benchmarks it comes up short every time.
>
>I just ran this 
><http://service.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/index.action>browser test 
>and I scored 1296 pts using FF3.5.2 VS double that running on 
>Windows ??  It's not clear what OS the average results came from, 
>but I presume it was Vista.
>
>My benchmark results breakdown:
>
>Rendering - 1247
>Social networking - 1833
>Complex graphics - 3134
>Data - 1714
>DOM operations - 1264
>Text parsing - 741
>
>I did some other OS benchmarks too recently, and was similarly 
>underwhelmed.  Anyone have a clue why?  Anyone else done any benchmarking?
>
>This machine is sucking up 175 Watts in electricity and I don't 
>appear to be getting my money's worth.  Bumming...
>
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