How can I use a GPU in a Hyper-V virtual machine without using RemoteFX?

Chase Parrish 0 Reputation points

Hi, I am trying to use my GPU on a Virtual machine in order to run some games, however the CPU is not enough to support the graphics. I was looking for ways to enable GPU passthrough or similar but all I could find was for Bare-metal Hypervisor, Windows Server or Pro versions or RemoteFX which seems to not be as secure as I would like. I am using the following relevant hardware and Software:
Windows 10 Home Edition

Windows Hyper-V

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core 16-Thread


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

A Windows technology providing a hypervisor-based virtualization solution enabling customers to consolidate workloads onto a single server.
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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 31,016 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    You can use Discrete Device Assignment (DDA) to pass through a PCIe device like a graphic card to a virtual machine, however this feature is only supported on Windows Server.

    Best Regards,

    Ian Xue

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