Intel CPUs and Supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Versions

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The minimum versions and update releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) required to support Intel processors.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Versions
Family 4.x 5.x 6.x 7.x
Xeon® Processor X5500, W5500, L5500, E5500 series 4.7
5.3
6.0 7.0
Xeon® Processor X7500, X6500, L7500, E7500, E6500 series Not supported* 5.4.z (1)
6.0 7.0
Xeon® Processor X5600, W3600, L5600, E5600 series 4.8
5.3
6.0 7.0
Xeon® Processor E-2800, E-4800 and E-8800 series Not supported* 5.5
6.0 7.0
Core™ i3-2100, i3-2300 Family Processors Not supported* 5.5
6.0 7.0
Xeon® Processor E3-1200 series Not supported* 5.6 6.0 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP) E5-26XX/16XX C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.7 6.1 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EN) E5-24XX C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.7 6.1 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP/4S) E5-46XX C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.7 6.1 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP) E5-26XX/16XX V2 C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.9 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor E3-1200 V2 Series Not supported* 5.8 6.2 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EN) E5-24XX V2 C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.9 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP-4S) E5-4600 V2 Series Not supported* 5.9 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EX) E7-88XX/48xx/28xx V2 C600 Chipset Not supported* 5.9 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor E3-12XX V3 C226 Chipset Not supported* 5.9 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP) E5-26XX/16XX V3 C610 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.5 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EP) E5-46XX V3 C610 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.5 7.0
Xeon® Processor (EX) E7-88XX/48xx V3 C600 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.6 7.1
Xeon® Processor E3-12XX V4 C226 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.7 7.2
Xeon® Processor E5-16XX/26XX/46XX V4 C610 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.7 7.2
Xeon® Processor E7-88XX/48XX V4 C610 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.7 7.2
Xeon® Processor E3-12XX V5 Not supported* Not supported* 6.7 7.2
Xeon® Processor E3-15XX V5 C236 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.7 7.2
Xeon® Processor E3-12XX V6 C230 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* Not supported 7.3
Xeon® Processor (Centerton SOC) S1200 Not supported* Not supported* 6.4 7.0
Xeon® Processor (Avoton SOC) C25xx/27xx/23xx Not supported* Not supported* 6.5 7.0
Xeon® Processor (Denverton SOC) C3xxx Not supported* Not supported* Not supported 7.3
Xeon® Processor (Broadwell-DE SOC) D-15xx/25xx Not supported* Not supported* 6.8 7.2
Xeon® Phi™ Processor 7210, 7230, 7250, 7290 Not supported* Not supported* Not supported 7.3
Xeon® Phi™ Processor 7210-F, 7230-F, 7250-F, 7290-F Not supported* Not supported* Not supported 7.3
Xeon® Processor Scalable Family 8xxx(Platinum) Skylake-SP C260 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.9
7.3
Xeon® Processor Scalable Family 6xxx and 5xxx(Gold) Skylake-SP C260 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.9
7.3
Xeon® Processor Scalable Family 4xxx(Silver) Skylake-SP C260 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.9
7.3
Xeon® Processor Scalable Family 3xxx(Bronze) Skylake-SP C260 Chipset Not supported* Not supported* 6.9
7.3

Please note that this applies only to bare metal environment, and not to virtual environment. Additionally, only those Intel processors that have been publicly launched by Intel are listed above.

For more information on Intel processors, including the ability to look up processors by their pre-release codenames, please visit http://ark.intel.com.

Notes

(1) RHEL 5.4 plus RHSA-2009-1670-1; RHEL5.5 recommended and required for greater-than 256GB memory or greater-than 64 CPUs

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