The players certainly enjoyed the experience, with Gabbidon summing up the satisfaction within the camp.
"The last couple of games we have gone in front and haven't killed the game off so it was nice to get a few goals."
Lee Bowyer broke the deadlock at Pride Park but it was not until the second half that the floodgates opened.
"We were a lot more clinical," he added. "We always looked good on the break and kept it tight at the back. If we do that we have always got a chance."