No, Ryzen 5 2500U is not compatible with Windows 11. In other words, Ryzen 5 2500U based computers can’t upgrade to Windows 11 via windows update program. However, there is a way to install Windows 11 on Ryzen 5 2500U based computers even Ryzen 5 2500U does not support Windows 11. This article will tell you how, just keep reading.
Why Ryzen 5 2500U is Incompatible with Windows 11?
As we all know, Microsoft have tested lots of hardware and processors before the official release of Windows 11. Because they are working on making sure the best performance for Windows 11 users. Microsoft marked those hardware and processors with higher hardware crash rate as the incompatible hardware and processors. That’s why there are some processors not in the list of processors compatible with Windows 11, so does Ryzen 5 2500U.
Will Ryzen 5 2500U Support Windows 11 in the Future?
Unfortunately, we don’t think Ryzen 5 2500U will support Windows 11 in the further. It’s has been a few months after the release of Windows 11. But Microsoft doesn’t update the list of AMD processors compatible with Windows 11. In order to ensure the performance and security, Microsoft will not allow incompatible processors run Windows 11.
How to Install Windows 11 on Ryzen 5 2500U Based Computers?
As we mentioned above, you still can install Windows 11 although Ryzen 5 2500U does not support Windows 11. There are three ways to perform clean install of Windows 11 on Ryzen 5 2500U.
- Download an ISO image of Windows 11 from the Microsoft site. Run the ISO installer install Windows 11 on your unsupported Intel i7 4790k computer.
- Download an Installation Assistant from the Microsoft website. The installation assistant will guide you to complete the installation of Windows 11 on your unsupported Intel i7 4790k computer.
- Create an installation media on a USB drive or a DVD media by using the Media creation utility from the Microsoft site. Boot the system using the media and run through the Windows 11 installation process.
More details, please read the article How to install Windows 11 on unsupported PCs.
In summary, Ryzen 5 2500U is not incompatible with Windows 11. This article provides you three ways to install Windows 11 on Ryzen 5 2500U based computers.