You can measure these values for a Linux box to see the performance of the Linux router. I recently came across an article which talks about performance testing of Linux bridge. In the article, the authors calculate the performance measures for the Linux bridge and compare them with a Cisco Catalyst 2950 switch to get relative performance statistics for the Linux box. Your performance testing should be similar.
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