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Ive search high and low, can't find anything on this. I'm trying to setup a UNRAID build using at Core-i7-980X Extreme. I have VT-x turned on via the BIOS. In the setup/video tutorial for Virtual Machines on UNRAID, it says to turn on IOMMU. I can't for the life of me find out where this is, or if my chip supports it. Any advice would be much appreciated.

Core-i7-980X Extreme - http://ark.intel.com/products/47932/Intel-Core-i7-980X-rocessor-Extreme-Edition-12M-Cache-3_33-GHz-6_40-GTs-Intel-QPI

Full Specs

Processor: Intel i7-980X Extreme

Motherboard: EVGA X58 FTW3

RAM - OCZ Reaper Edition 24GB - DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666)

Powersupply - BFG EX Series 1000w

Graphics Card - PNY Quadro 4000

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  • Is VT-d turned on? (not just VT-x aka 'virtualisation') but VT-d for device passthough using an IOMMU). – Hennes Dec 11 '16 at 15:09
  • I only see Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x). I dont see an option for VT-d. I would post a screenshot but its creating a parity right now. I'll post once it's done – Tom Dec 11 '16 at 21:01
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    It might not support it. Wikipedia list it as default on for Lynnfield and later (but your i7 is a first gem Bloomfield). And searching on ark with filter for VT-d supported and socket 1366 lists the Xeon versions of 1366, but not the consumer i7... Sources: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Core_i7_microprocessors ark.intel.com/search/… – Hennes Dec 11 '16 at 22:39
  • bummer. thanks for looking into it. Really appreciate it. – Tom Dec 12 '16 at 2:18
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    No need for new RAM. Think of it as a car with a top speed of 133kmph. It also runs fine at 106kmph or 80kmph. – Hennes Dec 18 '16 at 18:44

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