Will Microsoft arrange support voor Intel Core I7-6700 @ 3,4GHz

asked 2021-11-24T10:43:58.707+00:00
Ben Vogelzang 11 Reputation points

I have an quite good solid computer with I think still good specs (see below)
Still I can't upgrade to Windows 11.
I need an answer Why? slower processors with less memory en disk-space are supported. Yet my processor not.

Systeem
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Processor
Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz 26 °C
Skylake 14nm Technology
RAM
16,0GB Dual-Chanal @ 1064MHz (15-15-15-36)
Motherboard
HP 828A (U3E1)
Graphics
G236HL (1920x1080@59Hz)
G236HL (1920x1080@60Hz)
ATI AMD Radeon R9 M360 50 °C
Storage
931GB Western Digital WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 (SATA (SSD)) 29 °C
931GB TOSHIBA DT01ACA100 (SATA ) 30 °C
1863GB Western Digital WD Ext HDD 1021 USB Device (USB (SATA) (SSD)) 29 °C
2794GB Western Digital WDC WD30 EFRX-68EUZN0 USB Device (USB (SATA) (SSD)) 29 °C

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  1. answered 2021-11-24T10:55:01.22+00:00
    Leon Laude 84,996 Reputation points

    Hi @Ben Vogelzang ,

    Unfortunately the i7-6700 CPU processor is as of today not compatible for Windows 11, this is a 6th generation Intel processor which was released in 2015 and is likely not going to be supported, however you may always provide feedback and request your processor to be supported by using the Feedback Hub app:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/send-feedback-to-microsoft-with-the-feedback-hub-app-f59187f8-8739-22d6-ba93-f66612949332

    You'll find the Microsoft's official Windows 11 list of supported Intel processors over here:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/design/minimum/supported/windows-11-supported-intel-processors

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    Best regards,
    Leon


  2. answered 2021-11-26T08:41:49.23+00:00
    Limitless Technology 37,291 Reputation points

    Hi ,

    Thank you for your question.

    Recently the integrity check application has been undergoing updates to further expand the number of devices compatible with windows 11. It is true that some of the processors considered old were not being recommended for using windows 11, however this has been changed every week after week, because the idea is to reach as many users as possible with windows 11.

    So, you shouldn't worry, as much as it doesn't seem to be "compatible" now, it will soon be, with the windows 11 integrity updates.

    Also, I recommend that you post your question on the windows 11 forum, because there you will be greeted by an engineer from the windows 11 team, who has more recent information to pass on to you, to do this just use the link below and select the top option called "Ask a question" and describe the entire problem, including images:

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_11


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