With reference to this test done a few days ago:
That the new Raspberry Pi 2 is faster than the old model is completely expected, but the difference is just astonishing:
20 of 20 succeded Idle Connections: 12500 Active Connections: 12500 Total Concurrency Level: 25000 Average time taken for tests: 8.029 seconds Complete requests: 12500 Failed requests: 0 Total transferred: 5425000 bytes HTML transferred: 2212500 bytes Requests per second: 1556.85 [#/sec] (mean) Transfer rate: 659.83 [Kbytes/sec] received
Oh, and it was playing a movie at the same time. Not a glitch.