The slowdowns in sqlite might be real -- that's probably fsync-bound, and IO scheduler changes might have affected things.
And finally they conclude that performance has in general dropped off, even though they only measured some odd tasks that most people never wait for anyway. (Exceptions: the game benchmarks, which were flat since they were just benchmarking the ATI drivers anyway, and a tiny GTK+ drawing microbenchmark.) There's a reason that "How long does it take to start OpenOffice" is a more common target for measurement...
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