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What is hardware passthrough?

Simply put, hardware passthrough allows a virtual machine to communicate with, and “take ownership” of a hardware device as if it were the host operating system. This has many advantages for both server and desktop users.

I pass through two hardware devices to a Windows 10 virtual machine: a PCIe graphics card, and a USB 3.1 controller.

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Andrew Hoetker
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My interests include Computer Science and Data Visualization.

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