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The large suite of over 3000 tests was performed comparing the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Retina, iMac and Mac Pro. The purpose of the testing and the article are to answer the questions about a variety of different kinds of performance for the different virtualization solutions available, as well as the differences between Windows 7 and 8 in virtual machines, graphics, gaming, and more.
"MacTech Labs has been doing product evaluations and testing for over 20 years," says said Neil Ticktin, publisher/editor-in-chief of MacTech Magazine. "Our focus is to help consultants and IT pros not only in making tough decisions, but with real-world and how-to answers. In this case, we wanted to help people decide which product has the best performance for them ranging from speed to operations to battery life, and more. Which virtualization solution to use is a complex decision including which Macs to use, whether to run Windows 7 or 8, virtual machine memory, gaming, Retina and small screen support, and multiple processors."
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