Windows 11 Supported ASUS Motherboards, Recommended Specifications, TPM 2.0: What you need to know!

Microsoft Revealed the Windows 11 OS on 24th June through an Online Event. Since then it has been a hot topic regarding what motherboards will be compatible with Windows 11. Companies like BIOSTAR has released a list of their Brand’s Motherboards that supports Windows 11.

In reality, what might actually prevent you or your org. from upgrading to Windows 11 is the absence of TMP support in your motherboard or if it is disabled, and rarely if your CPU is too old.

Board makers have been announcing the list of Windows 11 ‘compatible’ motherboards, they are just making a PR Move. Basically, each and every Motherboard with TMP 2.0 Supports Windows 11 including Intel’s Intel X299, C621, C232, C236, C246, 200, 300, 400, 500, and AMD TRX40, 300, 400, 500 motherboards from all major OEMs.

Hardware Requirements
Processor1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)
Storage64 GB or larger storage device
FirmwareUEFI, Secure Boot capable
TPMTrusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
GPUCompatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver
DisplayHigh definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per colour channel

There may be some additional requirements over time as Windows 11 updates, and to enable some functions. For information, see Microsoft’s official Page

Motherboard Compatibility

The Windows 11 Compatible Motherboards From ASUS are Listed Below:

Supported ASUS Motherboards
Supports TMP 2.0
C621 seriesWRX80 Series
C422 seriesTRX40 Series
X299 seriesX570 Series
Z590 seriesB550 Series
Q570 seriesA520 Series
H570 seriesX470 Series
B560 seriesB450 Series
H510 seriesX370 Series
Z490 seriesB350 Series
Q470 seriesA320 Series
H470 series
B460 series
H410 series
W480 Series
Z390 Series
Z370 Series
H370 Series
B365 Series
B360 Series
H310 Series
Q370 Series
C246 Series

You don’t need to go through all the technical specs to run Windows 11, if you are using a PC that meets the minimum requirements of Windows 10 then it must be alright upgrading to Windows 11. Although you have to pay attention to the TPM settings of your board. By default, TPM is disabled in most of the motherboards, and some old motherboards don’t have them at all. So make sure TPM 2.0 is present and enabled in your motherboard before heading towards installing Windows 11.

How To Check Your System For TPM 2.0

TPM 2.0 is a must-have Hardware Requirement to upgrade your system from older versions to Windows 11. TPM 2.0 was introduced to the world in 2015, and generally, all the ASUS motherboards launched after 2015 have them.
If you want to know if your Computer has TPM 2.0 support or not, then press Windows Key + R to open Run Box, then type in “TPM.msc” into it which will open the Windows TPM management tool.

If your computer has TPM enabled, a TPM Management screen will open allowing you to view more additional settings regarding it. 
However, if you see the below message, then your computer might not have it and if it does then it’s not enabled.

Alternatively, you can also check for TPM and its version in the BIOS.

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