Is MBA powerful enough to run iPad simulator at full speed?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by karlth, May 5, 2011.

  1. macrumors regular

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    I've been developing iPad games on an old Mac Mini. After a memory upgrade normal development runs well apart from the fact that the iPad simulator runs extremely slowly on the setup. 5-10fps compared to 50-60fps on the device itself.

    Has anybody any experience with running the iPad simulator on an MBA? Is it as fast as the device?
     
  2. macrumors member

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    This would be important for me to because I have my iMac for developing and wonder if I could use a air for it 2
     

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