1. iMore Question's Avatar
    I love my 15" macbook pro retina. But I need to use Windows OS on my work. So, is there any performance issue if I install Windows 8.1 on my macbook? Any overheat or slow performance when running Windows on OS X ? Please help. Thanks.
    05-07-2015 10:33 AM
  2. mikeo007's Avatar
    Running it through bootcamp would be the same performance as any high-end Windows laptop.
    Running it through something like VMware or Parallels allows you to run Windows and OSX at the same time. Performance is slightly slower since it's a virtual machine, but it still runs great.
    05-07-2015 10:48 AM
  3. Bigeric23's Avatar
    Windows runs great in VirtualBox (free) on a MacBook Pro. And running in a VM is much more convenient, in my opinion.

    https://www.virtualbox.org/
    05-07-2015 11:15 AM

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