any benefit to x64 Windows in a VM?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by btownguy, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. btownguy macrumors 6502a

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    When running Windows in a VM on OSX (via Parallels or VMware) is there any benefit to running 64-bit vs. 32-bit? I've got a June 2009 15" MBP. I would be doing office-type business applications in Windows, not any type of CAD or high-end graphics. So, any benefit to running 64-bit in a VM?
     
  2. ayeying macrumors 601

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    Unless you plan on allocating more then 3GB ram into the virtual machine, nope.
     

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