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I would like to setup Windows Server 2008 R2 using RemoteFX at home, for a couple of users to all use the server (instead of buying each user a seperate computer).

I have been trying to find what processors (Intel based) that support the SLAT that is apparently needed to run RemoteFX. I currently have a computer that has an i3 processor, but after testing it shows that it will not support it.

Does anyone know which processors from Intel do support this?

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You realise that you still need some form of client to connect to the terminal session that's using RemoteFX, right? –  Mark Henderson Dec 30 '11 at 8:21
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Intel states that the feature is available in all their Nehalem-based CPUs with virtualization support; namely in Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium G6950 and appropriate Xeons. It is not available in Core 2-based and earlier Intel CPUs.

All Nehalem and later processes have EPT support as part of VT-x. In the Intel product catalog, look for processors with the name format iX-XXX (e.g., i5-XXX). Q9400 doesn't have it because it is based on Core2.

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This is the official list of Intel processors that support RemoteFX: http://ark.intel.com/Products/VirtualizationTechnology

This list is pretty thorough going back almost 10 years. To support RemoteFX, the processor only needs VT-x and EPT.

All i3 processors support RemoteFX.

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