dual boot vs running from native OS?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Bankaimadness, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Bankaimadness macrumors 6502

    Jun 7, 2010
    I heard that running games on bootcamp would heat up the macbook pro more and not run as efficiently as to say running from the native OSX. Is this true because it is very hard to find some of my favorite games for OSX heh.
  2. Intell macrumors P6


    Jan 24, 2010
  3. Freyqq macrumors 601

    Dec 13, 2004
    generally, games run better in windows via bootcamp than osx.
  4. neenja macrumors 6502

    Jul 17, 2008
    boot camp is def a must for gaming. i do notice the mbp gets a bit hotter than usual tho.
  5. grahamnp macrumors 6502a

    Jun 4, 2008
    OSX is more aggressive with power and thermals. Apple could do something similar in Windows but I guess they didn't bother. If you run the same game in OSX (ported from Windows) and compare it to bootcamp, you'll notice it running much faster in bootcamp.

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