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Monday, 21 November 2016

Hardware Feature available with VM Hardware Version


Hardware
ESXi 6.0 and later
ESXi 5.5 and later
ESXi 5.1 and later
ESXi 5.0 and later
ESX/ESXi 4.x and later 
Hardware version
11
10
9
8
7
Maximum memory (GB)
4080
1011
1011
1011
255
Maximum number of logical
processors
128
64
64
32
8
Maximum number of cores (virtual CPUs) per socket
128
64
64
32
8
Maximum SCSI adapters
4
4
4
4
4
Bus Logic adapters
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
LSI Logic adapters
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
LSI-Logic SAS adapters
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SATA adapters
Yes*
Yes*
No
No
No
VMware Paravirtual controllers
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Virtual SCSI disk
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SCSI passthrough
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SCSI hot plug support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IDE nodes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Virtual IDE disk
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Virtual IDE CDROMs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IDE hot plug support
No
No
No
No
No
Maximum NICs
10
10
10
10
10
PCNet32
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
VMXNet
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
VMXNet2
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
VMXNet3
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E1000
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E1000e
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
USB 1.x and 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB 3.0
Yes**
Yes**
Yes**
Yes**
No
Maximum video memory (MB)
512
512
512
128
128
SVGA displays
10
10
10
10
10
SVGA 3D hardware acceleration
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
VMCI
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PCI passthrough
16
6
6
6
6
PCI hot plug support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Nested HV support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
vPMC support
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Serial ports
32
4
4
4
4
Parallel ports
3
3
3
3
3
Floppy devices
2
2
2
2
2
Guest OS support
91
91
91
91
78


Source KB:-
https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2051652