RemoteFX enables rich 3D experience in virtual desktop scenarios. Integrated into the Remote Desktop Virtualization Host role service, IT administrators can now provide 3D capabilities to thin clients, as well as to rich computer clients. This article provides the hardware considerations for both server and client computers when planning your RemoteFX deployment.
There are several hardware requirements that must be met when deploying a RemoteFX server:
|For a list of GPUs that will work with RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1, see this blog post (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=197416). The list of GPUs will grow and evolve for the final release of Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1. For a list of recommended GPU drivers, see this blog post (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=197417).|
Any GPUs with an XDDM driver must be disabled. This includes onboard management adapters used for KVM over IP. For Windows Server 2008 R2 during SP1 Beta, the onboard adapter must be disabled in the BIOS.