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Parallels 5 poor windows experience score

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:48 am    Post subject: Parallels 5 poor windows experience score Reply with quote

My graphics card on a late 2009 mini returns a score of 2.9. I'm sure something is wrong? Dragging the windows inside Windows 7 are really choppy, any one help me out here? Thanks
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Might not be the graphics card.

How much ram have you on board ?

Also, when the windows drag, are you running multiple apps ?

Windows 7 can hog memory...maybe cutting out some of the non essential core services may help...

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 12:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I doubt its the graphic card, since I run the older mini with the 950 card and my W7 experience is 3.3 for graphics.

Sounds like RAM problems (lack of).
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have 5 gigs of RAM 1 X 1 gig and4 X 1 gig. I've dedicated 4 gigs to Parallels on the settings plane.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rosso are there any processes on the Mac side running while you are in Parallels?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TonyMontana wrote:
Rosso are there any processes on the Mac side running while you are in Parallels?


Ah Ha, I think I've somewhat solved this. I had single core selected in options as standard and not dual. Its perked up now. Cheers.
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