Could a virtual machine be faster than it's host?

Discussion in 'Virtual PC' started by les, Dec 4, 2003.

  1. les

    les Guest

    Just a thought, but could this ever happen?

    Wasn't sure whether to post this question here or

    les, Dec 4, 2003
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  2. Due to her emulation layer between the guest OS - the Host OS and then the
    host to hardware (memory/processor) - it is extremely unlikely.


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  3. les

    SJ Guest

    although benchmarks may look like a guest is faster, due to skips in
    timing. This goes for both VMWare and VPC
    SJ, Dec 5, 2003
  4. If the host machine has some bad configurations for like network, etc and the guest OS is configured properly I could
    see this happening...

    Joe Richards
    Joe Richards [MVP], Dec 5, 2003
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