does my iMac performance decrease with Parallels running windows 7?

  • Asked by Norman N from Reno
  • 27-Nov-2012
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1 Answer from the Community

  • It really depends on your hardware. Consider Parallels Desktop as a regular application for your Mac + it also needs resources for your virtual machine. If you assign 1/3 of your Mac RAM to the virtual machine, you should not see any performance decrease at all.

    • Answered by Andrey G from Seattle
    • 24-Jul-2013