Having just grabbed the latest version of VirtualBox as well as the Windows 7 beta, I thought I’d run a benchmark or two of Windows running on top of VirtualBox 2.1.2 with GeekBench. Overall the performance isn’t too shabby, with numbers similar for Windows 7 and XP:Windows 7 Beta: 2697Windows XP: 2628Linux Host (Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit): 3306Host Specs:Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz, 4 GB RAMThe multithreaded LU decomp values seem to be rather suspect, as they well exceed native performance. Perhaps there’s some sort of bug related to timing under virtualized situations?
Windows on VirtualBox 2.1.2
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