Windows 7 or 8.1 for rMBP 15" 2014 model

peterpan123

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Hello, I have just ordered a rMBP 15" 2014 model. I heard that Windows 8 and 8.1 are not stable. Is it true? Is Windows 8.1 fully compatible with rMBP 15" 2014 model? Is it better to get Windows 7? I cannot find Windows 7 in stores anymore.
 

saturnotaku

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Windows 8.1 is fine and better for use on Retina display models due to its support for HiDPI.
 

insane79

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i have been using windows 8.1 64bit on my 27" iMac & its very very nice & stable, just make sure you get the 64bit version.

Enjoy!!
 

peterpan123

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Thanks. How about compatibility issue with older software? The one I use often is Borland C++ 6.0 Professional.
 

Bill Gates

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