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Can window 10pro be installed on Intel Xeon E3-xxxx v5 Hardware? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am planning to buy Dell PowerEdge T30.
    Intel Xeon E3-1225v5, 3.3GHz, 8MB Cache, Turbo, 4 Core/4T, 80W
    8GB Memory (1x8GB), 2133 MT/s, ECC DDR4 UDIMM,
    Intel Rapid Storage Controller 12.0
    1TB 3.5-inch 7.2K RPM SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive
    1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port

    Can window 10pro be installed and perfectly used on this hardware Intel Xeon E3-xxxx v5?

    • Edited by Poppy_th Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:26 AM
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:20 AM

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  • Hi Poppy_th.

    Your PC can run Windows 10 Pro, as per OS requirements specified in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4028142.
    Anyway, there's an important caveat related to the CPU: 
    Intel Xeon processors are supported on Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and Windows 10 Enterprise only, as you can read at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/windows-processor-requirements.

    Bye.


    Luigi Bruno
    MCP, MOS, MTA, MCTS, MCSA, MCSE

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:16 AM
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