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Old Nov 8, 2012, 12:28 PM   #1
joshj84
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Black ops 2 - Bootcamp / Parallels / Fusion

So I have a macbook pro and can get any copy of the Parallels or Fusion. But I'm just curious as I want to play Black Ops 2 on my mac and what the best route for this would be?

Windows 7 x64 - my macbook pro retina specs are below

Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7
Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 512 MB
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Old Nov 8, 2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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with that system, the game will be basically unplayable no matter what VM you use. VMs are always very very slow next to a natively (directly) installed Windows... if you want any chance of playing it with Windows, you'll have to dual boot your machine with Windows (aka "Bootcamp")
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Old Nov 8, 2012, 01:14 PM   #3
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with that system, the game will be basically unplayable no matter what VM you use. VMs are always very very slow next to a natively (directly) installed Windows... if you want any chance of playing it with Windows, you'll have to dual boot your machine with Windows (aka "Bootcamp")
Thats fine I dont mind using Boot Camp...

With that being said would it work on boot camp even?
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Old Nov 8, 2012, 04:10 PM   #4
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You'll have to do bootcamp. Machine isn't powerful enough for VM. That video card is going to seriously limit your playability though. Maybe running it at 1280x720 with low/medium? Go look at benchmarks for that video card and you'll see it struggles.
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