VMWare Settings Recommendation Development Workstation Pro 14

Hello all,

So I have a new Dell Precision it is 32GB Ram, i7 4 Cores 8 Logical Cores.   I am setting up a development VM using Visual Studio and many other developer installs.   Looking for recommendations for VMWare Workstation Pro 14.   My selections would be RAM, Under processors it shows Number of Processors, Number of Cores per Processor.   I have selected Virtual Intel VT selection I think that was correct and set network adapter to bridged.   Needing to know best suggestion for the cores settings and Ram.   Also how much disk space I set it to 60GB for now I have 1TB on the host.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
My Host machine (Windows 10 Pro) has 16 GB of memory so that I may run multiple virtual machines.

Any of my 64-bit guest machines has 1 Processor with 2 cores per Processor. This appears to be enough and does not detract from Host performance.  You do need to set VT-D ON for 64-bit guests.

On my desktop machine I always use Bridged Networking. On my laptop, I use NAT and switch to Bridged on if necessary. I can make either type work.

I set disk space at 100 GB minimum, not allocated (so only as much as it needed is used). 100 GB gives me room to grow if needed. I keep my VMDK file as one file (not multiples). My Windows 7 machine is 67 GB, my Vista machine is 58 GB and the remaining machines are all smaller.

I hope that helps.

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