Dual OS on laptop information

  Lexy V 13:38 19 Jul 2018

Hello Tech Advisor

I am buying a new laptop for college, I'm using the services of PcSpecialist to pick all the individual parts for the laptop. They put it together and send it over.

Though I have a question concerning whether it's possible to have both the MacIOS and Windows operating systems on a laptop. I was planning on putting both on an SSD drive (this being the: 128GB ADATA SU800 M.2 2280), and then having an SSHD (: 1TB Seagate Firecuda 2.5" SSHD) as the main storage drive for the laptop. I would like to use the IOS for all school related stuff since I find it easier and smoother to work with, and the windows os for all the rest and some light gaming. Or would all this make the laptop too clogged and slow?

If you want to have a look at the laptop I've decided to buy: click here (most important) chosen parts are: - i5 8250U - 8GB Corsair 2133 MHz SODIMM DDR4 - intel HD Graphics 610/620 - 1,7 GB Max DDR4 VRAM DX12 - the aformentioned storage drives

If anyone could tell me whether this is possible or not, if there are better options for a laptop (preferably on pcspecialist) of my price range (~600€), if it ìs possible for both OS' to run on it, and if so help me through the installation process, I would be very grateful (willing to give a small compensation, I know I'm asking for a lot here).

Thanks Lexy


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:34 19 Jul 2018

Yes it can be done but most people buy a Mac and dual boot windows on it rather than buy a PC and dual boot IOS.

You'll need to install MAc first then windows click here

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