Originally Posted by BillSmugg
This is not a valid comparison. The hardware is different.
E.g. Solaris machine has ATI RV730 PRO with 256MB of RAM, the Linux machines have AMD Radeon HD 4650 with 512MB.
Processors are different.
Disks are different.
Reporting differences between OSes.
The same Intel Core i7 3960X "Extreme Edition" system was used throughout the benchmarking process
RV730 is the codename for 4650, and so on.