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Benchmarks Compare Parallels to VMWare Fusion

Benchmarks Compare Parallels to VMWare Fusion

Posted March 5, 2009 at 1:07pm by iClarified
MacTech has released a head-to-head benchmark comparision of Parallels Desktop for Mac vs. VMware Fusion

So which virtualization product do you choose? Which solution is faster? Should you run Windows XP or Vista? 32-bit or 64-bit? One virtual processor or more? In short, there are different answers for different people. It all depends on your needs.

To tackle this problem, MacTech undertook a huge benchmarking project starting a couple months ago...In this case, it was not just testing the Windows OS performance, but also commonly used Windows applications. This time, we also added in something that many readers have requested: games!

MacTech used four different models of Macs, two virtualized environments (XP and Vista), 64-bit and multiprocessor to combine for over 2500 tests.

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