List of Windows 11-ready MSI motherboards and how to enable TPM 2.0

MSI MEG Z590 Ace

To provide the best performance for its gamers and creators, MSI is ensuring that select motherboards that are equipped with TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 2.0 are ready for the incoming Windows 11 OS. Below are TPM 2.0-ready motherboards from MSI:

You can check out the comprehensive list of models here.

According to Microsoft, Windows 11 would require TPM 2.0 and UEFI BIOS to be installed. All the listed MSI motherboards qualify the requirements. Of course, Windows 11 will also require a compatible processor from Intel and AMD. Currently, the OS will support processors 6th/7th Gen CPUs/Core X Series 78xx from Intel and Ryzen 2000 and Threadripper 2000 series from AMD.

How to Enable TPM 2.0 on MSI Motherboards

  • Go to BIOS and find the item navigate to “Settings/Security/Trusted Computing” and enable:
    • PTT on Intel Motheboards
    • AMD CPU fTPM on AMD Motherboards

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  • After “Security Device Supported” is enabled, press the F10 key to save and exit BIOS.
  • Go back to BIOS to find the TPM version of your PC.
  • You can also check TPM version via Windows 10 by pressing “Windows + R” and typing “tpm.msc.”
  • You can also check out a video tutorial here to follow the steps above.

What Else Do You Need to Run Windows 11?

Aside from requiring TPM 2.0, Microsoft has listed the essentials to run their next Windows OS:

  • CPU: 1GHz or faster with two or more cores on a compatible 64-bit CPU or SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB or larger storage device
  • UEFI
  • DirectX 12 / WDDM 2.x
  • 0-inch with 720p Resolution
  • Internet connection for setup

You can check the compatibility of your system for Windows 11 by using PC Health Check. You can also use WhyNotWin11 to verify if the PC you have can run the OS.

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