Ok, so Parallel Desktop is faster than VMWare Fusion. Given this fact, I've decided to switch to VMWare Fusion. Reason is : Portability and Cost.
I need my VM to work on Windows as well. Meaning that the VM that I created, I should be able to run on my office PC. Ofcourse, because its a property of the company that employs me, I cant possible buy a Parallel Desktop for Windows and install it there. And granted that I cant, I need to be cost conscious as well.
While Parallel seems faster than VMWare, VMWare is not bad at all when running on MacOSX. It does not hang my Mac and I can run it really side by side. On my experience, VMWare works for me, though ofcourse, because I'm running it professionally to work on my Visual Studio and others that I need which can be run only on Mac, I don't need those 3D acceleration, themes etc. so I did a tweak on my Guest OS. And after that, the difference is really not noticeable at all, in-fact it seems to be like I'm running Parallel.
I tried running my Guest OS on VMWare player and it works flawlessly. So this means, wherever I go, I can bring my VM and use that to work on anything.
Cost. VMWare Player is free. Going with Parallel means I need to Parallel on Mac and Windows which will cost me 200 dollars vs VMWare which costs me 79.99 (only Fusion). That's a big difference.
Also, I read on forums that upgrading Parallel actually costs you, while on VMWare, I can have a major version without a cost on me since I've subscribed on their 19.99 dollars subscription for 12 months. Since there's a talk of VMWare Fusion 4, that is a big savings for me. (I will save 39.99 dollars)
So there, reason why I moved to VMWare Fusion.
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