<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" ><tr><td valign="top" style="font: inherit;">I built what should have been a kick-ass system with:<br><br>Intel i7-920<br>6GB RAM<br>RAID-0 7200RPM drives <br>Asus&nbsp; P6T Motherboard - (Intel on-board RAID)<br>Radeon HD-4250 VGA<br>PCBSD 64Bit<br><br>But in various benchmarks it comes up short every time.<br><br>I just ran this <a href="http://service.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/index.action">browser test</a> and I scored 1296 pts using FF3.5.2 VS double that running on Windows ??&nbsp; It's not clear what OS the average results came from, but I presume it was Vista.<br><br>My benchmark results breakdown:<br><br><div class="barContainerDetailsPadding">

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                <div class="label"><span>Rendering - </span>1247</div>
                
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                <div class="label"><span>Social networking - </span>1833</div>
                
                
                
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                <div class="label"><span>Complex graphics - </span>3134</div>
                
                
                
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                <div class="label"><span>Data - </span>1714</div>
                
                
                
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                <div class="label"><span>DOM operations - </span>1264</div>
                
                
                
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                <div class="label"><span>Text parsing - </span>741</div>
                
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</div>I did some other OS benchmarks too recently, and was similarly underwhelmed.&nbsp; Anyone have a clue why?&nbsp; Anyone else done any benchmarking?<br><br>This machine is sucking up 175 Watts in electricity and I don't appear to be getting my money's worth.&nbsp; Bumming...<br></td></tr></table><br>