Running windows on MacBook Retina
Why you still are still run crappy windows on crappy hardware? . Is it the additional cost Apple Hardware costs? Or rumors like Apple Hardware (world best Ultra Books) do not doing a good job when running windows.
Here I thought of sharing detailed performance overview of running windows on MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch.
Apple Inc. supports installing windows on MacBook using OSX pre installed tool BootCamp. Latest BootCamp supports windows 8 as well. Windows drivers for the latest MacBook is available on Apple website and comes as a package when downloading BootCamp.
Running Boot Camp Assistance
- Applications -> Utilities -> Boot Camp Assistance
Boot camp supports creating a bootable USB with windows ISO. It is also possible to download windows drivers for Mac through Boot Camp Assistant. Also this process guide through creating a separate NTFS partition for windows OS as well.
Following is a detailed performance overview. It is simply under the category of 7.0 -7.8 which is reserved for high-end systems with SSD, High-end graphics cards and multicore processors.
MacBook Pro 15 inch retina is more than to powerful to run windows parallel which mean running windows on a virtualized environment. Advantages of this approach are it is easy to run windows and windows application as if it were just another application on mac OS.
I am using parallel as virtualization tool .It has several advantages over other popular virtualization software’s.