Intel processors that are compatible with
Windows 11 date from mid-2017 and no earlier. Consider 8th-generation processors and beyond. The full list, which includes Pentium, Celeron, and Xeon chips, can be found on Microsoft's website. We've pared down the list to just a few of the most common mainstream consumer processors from each generation to make scanning easier.
Intel Core X-series, Xeon W-series, and the Intel Core 7820HQ (found in the Microsoft Surface Studio 2) have all been added to Microsoft's list of compatible processors.