I doubt your standards are to low, Its probably more a matter of intended use of the cut material.
what thickness material are you cutting with it? Im doing 16-18 gauge exhaust tubing. I tried it out on steel, but the plan is to use stainless for the build we are doing.
Now on the flip side of things, ALSO in the garage is a cheap miter saw for wood, 8" if i remember correctly, and its got a abrasive blade on it. The cuts THAT saw makes in 3/8 plate are quite nice. Would think the cheap saw w/ the abrasive blade would do lesser quality work....