Parrallels desktop dedication.

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Intelligent, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Intelligent macrumors 6502a

    Intelligent

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    #1
    Hey, how much ram/video memory whatever should i dedicate to parrallels when running games etc. on it? I got the following

    2,8 GHz intel core i7

    16GBs of RAM

    Nvidia geforce 650gtm 1024 mb
     
  2. blueroom macrumors 603

    blueroom

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    Toronto, Canada
  3. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    #3
    Yeah, the sad fact of the matter is that (newer 3D) games aren't a good fit for Parallels, or any other virtual machine solution. 2D and older 3D games will often run acceptably, though.
     
  4. OnceYouGoMac macrumors 6502

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    #4
    If you want to play games you'd be better off dual booting via Bootcamp. It works better.
     

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