Creating a Windows 10 VM on the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X using Qemu 4.0 and VGA Passthrough

Last updated: June 1, 2020

Introduction

I’ve already written a detailed tutorial on VGA passthrough based on QEMU 2.11. Time has passed and more modern distributions like Manjaro, Ubuntu 19.10 or Pop!_OS come with QEMU 4.0 or newer.

A lot has happened since version 2.11. QEMU 4.0 includes numerous changes and improvements such as trim support in the virtio-blk driver, pcie-root-port with PCIe 4.0 support (with Q35-4.0 machine type), as well as improved audio. Continue reading “Creating a Windows 10 VM on the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X using Qemu 4.0 and VGA Passthrough”