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

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 21:28:33 PDT 2009


Comparing geekbench to Core i7 Mac Pros you are getting maybe...two cores
worth of power, maybe three. The client is only 32-bit in the ports and it
does use the linux compatibility, my system is scoring 3495 so you are write
to wonder.
What is the output from dmesg?

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:

>  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<http://mc/compose?to=dejamuse@yahoo.htm>> 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 browser test<http://service.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/index.action>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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