VMWare Workstation 16 Pro Requirements for new Laptop

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Hello, I’m getting a new laptop with the following specs below:


10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10710U Processor (12MB Cache, up to 4.7 GHz, 6 cores)

16 GB, LPDDR3, 2133 MHz, Integrated

512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid-State Drive


Trying to see if this is sufficient to run VMWare Workstation 16 Pro with Windows 10 Pro in it. I use the VM to connect to customer network to do work and use the main laptop OS (Windows 10 Home) for emails and internet surfing. From what I understand, VMWare Workstation doesn’t utilize the the turbo boost capability and from what I could find online it says the processor type I have starts at 1.1Ghz which I think is below the minimum requirements for VMWare Workstation 16 Pro. However, not sure if having the multi-core will compensate for this.


Would like to know if this laptop spec is under-spec’d for what I need to run VMWare or not. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated! TIA

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