Heat and performance - Bootcamp VS Virtual Machine

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by oldguru, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. oldguru macrumors member

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    #1
    Win7 on MBP 2012, 256 SSD, 16G memory

    Questions:
    1. Which will be heater ? Bootcamp or Parallels/VMWare?
    2. What is the performance gap between virtual machine with bootcamp?
    3. What's the battery life difference?
     
  2. Hirakata macrumors 6502

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    #2
    1. Parallels/VMWare will run hotter since you're running 2 OSs.
    2. Bootcamp will run faster since it will run Windows 7 natively.
    3. Parallels/VMWare will drain the battery quicker since you're running 2 OSs.
     
  3. jonnymo5 macrumors 6502

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  4. oldguru thread starter macrumors member

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    #4
    You are correct, I posted to wrong forum...
     

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