Processor recommendation for LGA771, PLGA771 that has EPT

Alejandro Imass aimass at
Fri Jun 9 20:02:59 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 3:02 PM, David Christensen
<dpchrist at> wrote:
> On 06/09/2017 07:10 AM, Alejandro Imass wrote:
>> I want to modernize and older FBSD server with bhyve, but the
>> processor I have there is a Intel Xeon L5320 @ 1.86GHz and it does not
>> have EPT.
>> Can you guys recommend an easily available Intel or AMD processor that
>> fits the LGA771 socket that supports EPT ?
>> The server is an old Dell PowerEdge R300 series with 24GB of RAM and
>> 2x 3TB disks.
> It appears that EPT is (was) not available on any PLGA771 socket Xeon
> processors:

Yeah and even with 775 adaptors there is no EPT version for 775 socket
either :-(  Wondering if there was an Opteron with RVI or NPT for the
771 or 775 sockets but appears not.

So I guess I'm stuck unless I can change the motherboard on the Dell
RS900 to one that supports some processor with EPT.


Alejandro Imass

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