This version consumes 2.5 times less power than the version for the MacBook on Intel.
Parallels software developer has released the Parallels Desktop 16.5 update, which will allow owners of MacBooks based on Apple M1 processors to install Windows 10 ARM, writes Windows Central.
According to the publication, a Mac on the M1 with Parallels Desktop 16.5 consumes 2.5 times less power than the 2020 MacBook Air based on Intel, and also provides up to 60% more DirectX 11 performance than on an Intel-based MacBook Pro with a Radeon Pro 555X GPU.
If a user already has a license for Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac, they can upgrade to Parallels Desktop 16.5 at no additional cost. A new subscription costs $80 per year (about 6.2 thousand rubles), and a perpetual license — $100 (about 7.7 thousand), according to Windows Central.