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has been immersed in a transition process for its
computers for a year
The company will abandon the Intel processors and the X86 architecture and from the next year it will exclusively use processors designed by the company itself.
The first processors, the
M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max
have already reached some of the machines in the catalog and, in general, with good results.
Laptops and desktops made with them are more powerful and efficient than those that used Intel processors until now.
But there is a small problem: they cannot natively run the
allowed Mac users to create a partition inside the
and install a copy of Windows on it. This option, known as
, allows you to use applications that would not otherwise be available in the
. It is especially useful for games, since there are many titles that do not have support for
But the existence of
was possible because both the
and most computers
using the same processors.
just had to add support for the different components of the computer (keyboards, screen and so on) and everything worked quite well.
The leap to a new architecture of its own has ended this possibility.
Microsoft has a version of
designed for computers with similar architecture to
but at the moment there is no such thing as
on new Macs that allows it to be installed.
The only option, so far, is to run this special version of Windows within a virtualized environment, such as those offered by software tools such as
These solutions, which simulate a completely independent computer in the memory of the
, nevertheless have an impact on the power of the machines and are not compatible with all applications.
includes the option to emulate an Intel-like architecture processor to run unsupported applications, but this also detracts from the processor.
The experience, therefore, is not very good.
The problem could be fixed soon.
According to the publication XDA, the reason why there is still no solution similar to
that allows Windows to be installed natively on a
has an exclusive agreement with
Qualcomm and Microsoft began working on
in 2016 and as part of the initiative,
negotiated to be the sole processor vendor.
This agreement will expire soon, which would allow other semiconductor companies, such as Samsung or Mediatek, to create ARM architecture processors for future PCs.
But it will also make it easier for
distribute copies of
ready to install on
M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max
processors, or any future models with
has only made minor adaptations of its more powerful mobile chips for this version of Windows.
There are laptops for sale that use
line of processor chips that is common to see in many
), but they are machines that are very focused on portability and very little powerful.
has already confirmed that it works on processors specifically designed for computers, not mobiles, and that they will be comparable in power with the solutions that
has created for its
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