You're right - a better example would have been the opening battle of First Contact.
QFT. And when they did try to show a bit of the battle in the DS9 premier, it felt really small and not scary. In fact, since they had the Borg just grab and hold the Saratoga
for minutes instead of just blasting it the way they did the Excelsior class ship, it sucked the life out of the scene.