Asus, Gigabyte, and more reveal devices that support Windows 11 requirements

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Hardware companies including Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI have unveiled a list of devices, including laptops and motherboards, that will officially support Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 OS.

With Windows 11's confusing TPM 2.0 requirements and the updated minimum Intel and AMD processors needed to run the new OS, notable manufacturers are now offering a list of approved devices that will support the operating system. In fact, Dell, HP, and Acer have already revealed devices that will run the new OS. 

As spotted by Neowin, other big brands are doing the same. Asus, known for its incredible line of gaming laptops, published two lists. The first offers the hardware requirements and Windows 11-compatible Asus motherboards and processors, including for Intel and AMD.

The second list features PCs, laptops, workstations, AiO, and more devices that will be compatible with Microsoft's OS. With the hundreds currently listed, chances are owners of Asus laptops will be able to support Windows 11.

As for Gigabyte, the company announced that "lots of GIGABYTE Intel and AMD motherboards can pass the TPM 2.0 verification of the Windows 11." Gigabyte compatible motherboards include Intel's X299, C621, C232, C236, C246, 200, 300, 400, 500 lineups, as well as AMD's TRX40, 300, 400, 500 motherboards.

MSI also revealed a list of desktops that will run Windows 11, but the page appears to have been taken down at this time of writing. However, the company has published a Reddit post detailing the motherboards that will support the OS. According to Windows Central, MSI-compatible devices include Infinite, Codex, Trident, Aegis, and PRO all-in-one lineups.

Windows 11 is set to arrive soon, possibly as soon as October, but there's already a way to get a sneak peek via the preview build. Apparently, Parallels is working on bringing Windows 11 to macOS, too. 

Darragh Murphy

Darragh Murphy is fascinated by all things bizarre, which usually leads to assorted coverage varying from washing machines designed for AirPods to the mischievous world of cyberattacks. Whether it's connecting Scar from The Lion King to two-factor authentication or turning his love for gadgets into a fabricated rap battle from 8 Mile, he believes there’s always a quirky spin to be made. With a Master’s degree in Magazine Journalism from The University of Sheffield, along with short stints at Kerrang! and Exposed Magazine, Darragh started his career writing about the tech industry at Time Out Dubai and ShortList Dubai, covering everything from the latest iPhone models and Huawei laptops to massive Esports events in the Middle East. Now, he can be found proudly diving into gaming, gadgets, and letting readers know the joys of docking stations for Laptop Mag.