Interesting little exchange on Twitter recently, with regard to Revit hardware and benchmark performance:
@Bramdotcom Dell top of line Xeon workstation $3,500 benchmarks at 180. My built system $2,800 benches at 122.
Bramdotcom Bram Weinreder
@Bizz3D 8. Yes 2012 really helps you push the limits now. Glad we invested in Xeon workstations rond year’s change.