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VT-X hardware virtualization

Thursday April 23, 2009 20:42

Just bought an Intel Q8200 quad core CPU and was pissed to discover it is one of the very few chips without the hardware vt-x virtualization support.

However, I'm finding out that possibly:

  • Some virtualization software will work without vt-x.
  • Some virtualization software will not work without vt-x.
  • Vt-x does not necessarily automatically make things faster. See article about virtualbox.
  • You can't run 64 guests without vt-x.

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