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rohitjvbibin February 8, 2011 11:28

Fluent/Gambit on an Apple Macbook Pro with Windows 7 installed....???
Hi ,

I am planning to buy an Apple Macbook since ages...And i also know that Windows 7 can be loaded on it. Can i install Fluent and Gambit from ANSYS onto this Windows 7 on my Macbook??...If so will I get superb performance of Apples graphics...Or will i have problem in installation??...

please help me out. I need to decide fast before my thesis presentation date..

Thanks in advance


DoHander February 8, 2011 11:38

First an Apple computer comes with an Apple operating system, you can't install Fluent on Apple after my knowledge.

You can however install Windows 7 on Apple as a second operating system, on this you can install Fluent if you wish. But you will have superb Windows graphics and not Apple :).

If you plan to use the computer for serious CFD don't go with Apple unless you buy a desktop from them in which you install Linux.

If, on the other hand, you need to do CFD for a few months and you like Apple products you may consider using the computer temporary for CFD. But you will have no advantage versus a cheap Windows system if you are interested in CFD.

rohitjvbibin February 8, 2011 12:37

Thank you for the help. . . . I need it only for a few months. But i would like a system with performance...>So I need to see acc to my budget which I shuld buy. Anyways appreciate ur help.....

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