According to the AMD processor compatibility list from Microsoft, AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is incompatible with Windows 11. That is to say, AMD Ryzen 3 2200G based computers can not update from Windows 10 to Windows 11. And if you use PC Health Check App to test your AMD Ryzen 3 2200G based computer, you will see the message that tells you your PC can’t run Windows 11. Here is the complete AMD processor list supported Windows 11.
Why AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is incompatible with Windows 11?
Here are the details of AMD Ryzen™ 3 2200G with Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics specification.
- Platform: Boxed Processor
- # of CPU Cores: 4
- # of Threads: 4
- Max. Boost Clock: Up to 3.7GHz
- Base Clock: 3.5GHz
- Total L1 Cache: 384KB
- Total L2 Cache: 2MB
- Total L3 Cache: 4MB
- Default TDP: 65W
- AMD Configurable TDP (cTDP): 46-65W
- Processor Technology for CPU Cores: 14nm FinFET
- Unlocked for Overclocking: Yes
- CPU Socket: AM4
- Thermal Solution (PIB): Wraith Stealth
- Thermal Solution (MPK): Wraith Stealth
- Max. Operating Temperature (Tjmax): 95°C
- Launch Date: 02/12/2018
- *OS Support: Windows 10 – 64-Bit Edition
- RHEL x86 64-Bit
- Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
- *Operating System (OS) support will vary by manufacture
There is no much difference between AMD Ryzen 3 3200G with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics which is on the compatibility list and AMD Ryzen 3 2200G with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics which is not compaitble with Windows 11.
However, after Microsoft test the lots of devices before the release of Windows 11, they determined that Ryzen 3 2200G can’t run Windows 11. Microsoft said the new Windows 11 is aimed to improve the experience and performance. And some processors have a higher hardware crash rate than the benchmark hardware crash rate on the computer when they run Windows 11. In this case, Microsoft will mark these processors as incompatible processors. That’s why Ryzen 3 2200G can’t support Windows 11.
When will Windows 11 be compatible with AMD Ryzen 3 2200G?
It’s been a few months since Windows 11 officially released. Microsoft hasn’t updated the AMD processor compatibility list. So, we guess Microsoft will not change the mind to allow Ryzen 3 2200G support Windows 11.
Can I Install Windows 11 on My PC with AMD Ryzen 3 2200G?
Although Ryzen 3 2200G is incompatible with Windows 11, you can also Windows 11 on Ryzen 3 2200G based computer. Actually, users can install Windows 11 on all incompatible devices. However, before you install Windows 11 on Ryzen 3 2200G, you should know that you will not receive any security update through the Windows updater and you might face the performance issue on incompatible device. If you still want to try Windows 11 on Ryzen 3 2200G based computer, read the article How to install Windows 11 on unsupported processors, you will find the answer.