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Hyper-V Support in Windows 8

  1. #11


    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Quote Originally Posted by turbofish View Post
    Yeah, I guess you would need the correct hardware first. One of the things I like about windows 8 vs VMworkstation is it is just plain faster mostly due to the fact that it is a closer to the hardware giving much faster disk I/O
    VMWare + SSD = great performance for a VM. . .

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  2. #12


    Posts : 123
    Windows 8, 2012, 7, 2008R2, 2008, 2003, XP,SUSE


    Hyper-V + SSD =better performance than VMware. vSphere is a different story but we aren't looking at servers here. The biggest difference is VMware workstation is a type 2 hypervisor, Hyper-V in windows 8 is a type 1. Wikipedia.org/wiki/hypervisor
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