View Full Version : Folding on an Intel iMac

Jan 21, 2006, 05:44 PM
I plan on buying a new Intel iMac in the next week or so, and have a few questions.

1) Will the folding app run on the Intel chip fine? I figure it should, considering it's written for Mac OSX and not for individual processors, but just making sure.

2) More importantly. Since the iMac has a dual-core processor, will it run as if it's got two processors, or as one?

Anything else I should keep in mind? Will the iMac stay cool? My old Cube used to heat up like mad, but I figure that the Core Duo's have better heat management...


Jan 21, 2006, 05:59 PM
I was in the Apple Store and used an Intel iMac for a while. It wasn't any warmer than any other iMac G5 I've used. It might have been cooler, and it had been on all day and used by numerous people I'm sure.

Jan 21, 2006, 06:32 PM
It will run is Rosetta.

Jan 21, 2006, 06:46 PM
Thanks, those links are exactly what I needed!