Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Jun 2007 14:59 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
OSNews, Generic OSes Parallels is just weeks away from releasing version 3.0 of its Mac virtualisation suite, beating VMWare to an offering with 3D GPU emulation built-in. Parallels says high-end Windows games will now be playable within a virtual machine There are some other features included too, like the ability to associate any file type in Mac OS X to open in a Windows app, and vice versa.
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RE: Faster than Crossovers?
by polaris20 on Fri 1st Jun 2007 21:28 UTC in reply to "Faster than Crossovers?"
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How does it compare to Codeweaver’s Crossover?

Good question. How fast would a completely virtualized OS running, say, Office 2003, as opposed to WINE running Office 2003?

I imagine WINE would still be faster, if by only a little bit. With something like Office 2003, I doubt the difference would be significant, but with games, it could be a fair difference.

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