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Old 07-16-2008, 02:13 AM   #1
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As my senior in high school I'm looking to buy a laptop to buy for college. I've been considering a Mac Laptop except for the fact that I enjoy playing a LOT of games. Is there anyway to play games like Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Crysis without completely overhauling the operating system and installing XP or Vista?
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Bootcamp,You can dual boot XP or Vista.
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http://www.joystiq.com/2007/06/08/pa...side-mac-os-x/

thats all i found man
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How good would the FPS be in that program though?
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i dont know. but i think its pretty much made for games though
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Yeah,I Wonder if there are any bechmarks for that program...
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lol i doubt it. im gonna look though xD

found this

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=192025

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/virtualiz...ect-264979.php
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As my senior in high school I'm looking to buy a laptop to buy for college. I've been considering a Mac Laptop except for the fact that I enjoy playing a LOT of games. Is there anyway to play games like Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Crysis without completely overhauling the operating system and installing XP or Vista?
If you're going to play games and use Windows as your primary operating system, you're better off buying a cheaper Dell or HP. Those computers were made for the Windows environment.

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You will not be able to play games in that. Period.
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watch the youtube video it shows him playing quake right there
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At this point, you're not going to get the same performence running Windows using virtualization software as you would running it naively.
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