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Intel® Processors That Support Windows 8* and Windows 8.1*

Last Reviewed: 26-Feb-2016
Article ID: 000005771

All 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel® Processors with Execute Disable Bit support Microsoft Windows 8* and Microsoft Windows 8.1*.

To check if your processor supports Windows 8*, follow these steps: 

  1. Go to Intel Product Information.
  2. Select Product (Desktop or Mobile processor).
  3. Select the Product Family.
  4. Select your Product Name. The processor must be 1 GHz or faster.
  5. Go to the Advanced Technologies section. If Execute Disable Bit is Yes, your processor supports Windows 8.