Virtualization Technology

Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT or short IVT) is the implementation of a Secure Virtual Machine from Intel. During the development of Intel VT was the code name Vanderpool Vanderpool and Technology.

Processors with Vanderpool - support

On the side of the Intel ARK there is a list of all IVT supporting processors.

  • Intel Pentium 4: only 662 and 672
  • Intel Pentium D: 9x0 models (but not 8xx and 9x5 models)
  • Intel Pentium Extreme Edition: 9xx models
  • Intel Pentium Dual Core ( desktop): from the E6300
  • Intel Core Solo Ultra Low Voltage models
  • Intel Core Duo: all - with the exception of T2x50 and T2300E
  • Intel Core 2 Duo: different models
  • Intel Core 2 Extreme: all models
  • Intel Core 2 Quad: all - with the exception of Q8200, Q8300 Q8200S and some
  • Intel Core i3: all models
  • Intel Core i5: all models
  • Intel Core i7: all models
  • Intel Xeon DP / MP: all models with core architecture with or Dempsey or Tulsa - core
  • Intel Itanium 2: all models with Montecito core, except Itanium 2 9010
  • Intel Atom: all model numbers from the Z520 up
  • VIA Nano: all models

It should be noted that some notebook manufacturers disable the support IVT. The support can be recognized by the operating system on vmx Prozessorflag, under Linux, for example, in the file / proc / cpuinfo.


Intel introduced with the Q45 chipset virtualization function " Virtualization Technology for Directed I / O" ( VT-d briefly mentioned ). The counterpart of AMD called IOMMU. These techniques coordinate the direct memory access, thereby enabling the device drivers (especially graphics and network drivers ) in virtualized systems a higher data throughput.