Windows 11 CPU compatibility is the most Windows 10 users who want to migrate to Windows 11. Compared to Windows 10 requirements, Windows 11 needs 64-bit processors. Windows 11 need at least two cores. However, not every processor will be supported. This OS will only support some of the AMD and Qualcomm processors.
Windows 11 will support some of the atom processors, Celeron processors, and intel core processors. Windows 11 will also support the Pentium and some of the Xeon processors. You can read all of the supported Intel processor’s lists on the official Microsoft page. The most important requirement on Windows 11 is a TPM (Trusted Platform Module). TPM might appear different on the computer settings for example if an intel-based computer it might appear as a PTT option. Read your computer manufacturer documentation. Or you can check your PC compatibility at the bottom of the article.
Windows 11 will support some AMD outlands processors including epyc and ryzen CPUs. Starting with the third generation and up and some of the second generation. Read full complete AMD CPUs on Windows 11 support AMD processors. TPM module is also an important thing on the AMD CPUs. If you have an amd based device it might appear as a psp f tpm option. Read your computer manufacturer documentation. Or you can check your PC compatibility at the bottom of the article.
For mobile devices, Windows 11 will also support Qualcomm processors. Windows 11 will support the snapdragon 850, 7c, 8c, 8cx, and 8cx (Gen2). This OS also supports Microsoft sq1 and sq2 processors. That the company is using for its surface devices.
Not in Windows CPU Supported List
Although Windows 11 now has specific processors that you can use. You might still be able to install the operating system on a processor that is not on the list. But you might get a warning that is not recommended to install and run windows on that particular hardware. But we won’t know for sure until Microsoft releases the new version of windows.
CPU Compatibility Test
Finally, there are 2 methods to test your CPU compatibility. The first is using official Microsoft PC Health Check App. The second method is using unofficial compatibility test app such as Whynotwin11.