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Intel 3770k - VMWare

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#1
Hi all,

I'm buying a 3770k, want to use it for all its glory in many different ways, but one of the things I use my pc for is virtualising various servers for testing purposes, normally using VMWare Workstation. I had a look on Intel's website and it says its missing a few of the virtualisation features, (Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d))

Will this affect me at all?
 

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#2
You are only missing these and it will not hurt your VMware experience.

Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
 
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#3
You are only missing these and it will not hurt your VMware experience.

Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Sorry for being a NOOB, but what do they do lol
 
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#5
You are only missing these and it will not hurt your VMware experience.

Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
+1

I'm using a 2500k at home and it runs as well (if not better) for VMs than the X5660 I have in my workstation at work. (2500k is missing the same features as the Ivy Bridge version).