Do u activate zip functions ?
Because is very fast for me :
test on :
Apache server 450 mhz 512 ram HDscsi (no-raid)
and local PC : Athlon 1 ghz, 256 sdram 133, HD 7200 rd/s ide
Oups, don't see 13.69 MB size for database !
Ouch, this is stresstest that !
Could be better to wait for final version to use the phpBB2