Virtual machines support certain processor features.

The same as the processor on the host computer.

One virtual processor on a host system that has one or more logical processors.

Up to eight virtual processors (eight-way virtual symmetric multiprocessing, or Virtual SMP) on a host system that has at least two logical processors.


Workstation considers multiprocessor hosts that have two or more physical CPUs, single-processor hosts that have a multicore CPU, and single-processor hosts that have hyperthreading enabled, to have two logical processors.