Oh that Windows 11 processor list

The folks over at Microsoft made an update to the “Windows 11 supported Intel processors” list yesterday on Friday, August 27, 2021. 

Screenshot of the i7-7800X in the list

It now appears that my i7-7800X has now made the list of supported processors. 

Screenshot of my i7-7800X system information

However, that change has not made it all the way down into the preview just yet as I’m still getting this warning:

Windows insider program hardware warning

Based on the strong reactions to the Microsoft Windows 11 processor lists so far I’m guessing that this will keep garnering more news coverage. While I’m glad that buying a new motherboard, process, and memory will not be required on my part, the amount of hardware out in the wild that will never be able to move to Windows 11 is staggering.

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