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Is Windows 11 needed, or strongly suggested, for gaming on an i5 12600K and ARC A770?

MarkP2
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Is Windows 11 needed, or strongly suggested, for gaming on an i5 12600K and ARC A770? I have all of my components to build my system with Windows 10, but have seen it suggested that Windows 11 is needed. I didn't get Windows 11 because I'm not that informed on Windows 11, yet. I think I can upgrade to Windows 11 from 10 now, correct?

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Steven_Intel
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Hello MarkP2,


Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.


As recommended by fellow community members, you can upgrade to Windows 11 to get a better overall performance based on your processor, even though it is totally compatible with Windows 10.


Here are some article that could help you with this:


Find Windows 11 specs, features, and computer requirements: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11-specifications?r=1


Performance Hybrid Architecture in 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Platforms Using Windows® 10: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000088749/processors/intel-core-processors....


Please let me know if you have any additional concerns.


Best regards,


Steven G.

Intel Customer Support Technician.


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LeonWaksman
Super User
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Hi @MarkP2 ,

Once you have Windows 10 running on your computer and all OEM drivers (including Chipset Software) installed you can Upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10 with Windows 11 Installation Assistant for free.

 

Leon

 

MarkP2
Novice
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That's what I thought I'd do.

 

Thanks,

Mark

powerarmour
Valued Contributor II
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I'm running my Arc A770 on Manjaro with Linux 6.0 kernel and Mesa 22.2, it's great. 😉

Screenshot from 2022-11-12 22-38-05.png

 

But yes Win11 is likely preferred over Win10 for full DX12 Ultimate support and upcoming features like DirectStorage etc.

MarkP2
Novice
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I really didn't want to upgrade to Windows 11, so a jump to Linux would be a stretch. Hahahaha

 

Thanks though,

Mark

n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Not to mention improved support for efficiency cores.
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MarkP2
Novice
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There's also that. I kind of figured that I'd need to go to Windows 11; so build it, boot it, and upgrade it. Probably some swearing along the way, too. 😁

Steven_Intel
Moderator
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Hello MarkP2,


Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.


As recommended by fellow community members, you can upgrade to Windows 11 to get a better overall performance based on your processor, even though it is totally compatible with Windows 10.


Here are some article that could help you with this:


Find Windows 11 specs, features, and computer requirements: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11-specifications?r=1


Performance Hybrid Architecture in 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Platforms Using Windows® 10: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000088749/processors/intel-core-processors....


Please let me know if you have any additional concerns.


Best regards,


Steven G.

Intel Customer Support Technician.


Steven_Intel
Moderator
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Were you able to check the previous post?


Let us know if you still need assistance.


Best regards,


Steven G.

Intel Customer Support Technician.


Steven_Intel
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Since the thread is now solved, we will close it. If you need any additional information, please submit a new question, as this thread will no longer be monitored.  


Best regards,


Steven G.

Intel Customer Support Technician.


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