We welcome community contributions to help build Project ACRN support for a broad collection of architectures and platforms.
This initial release of Project ACRN has been tested on the following hardware platforms.
Intel Apollo Lake NUC¶
- Intel NUC Kit NUC6CAYH Reference with Intel® Celeron® Processor J3455
- Tested NUC with 8GB of RAM and using an 128GB SSD
You can read a full AnandTech review of the NUC6CAYH NUC Kit and search online for where to purchase this NUC from Amazon, SimplyNUC, and other vendors. Be sure to purchase the NUC with the recommended memory and storage options noted above.
Visit the Getting started guide for Intel NUC page for instructions on how to set up ACRN on the NUC.
Intel Kaby Lake NUC¶
- Intel NUC Kit NUC7i5BNH Reference with Intel® Core™ i5-7260U
- Intel NUC Kit NUC7i7BNH Reference with Intel® Core™ i7-7567U
- Intel NUC Kit NUC7i5DNHE Reference with Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
- Intel NUC Kit NUC7i7DNHE Reference with Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
- Tested NUC with 8GB/16GB of RAM and using an 128GB SSD
For reviews and purchasing options, search online for “KBL NUC” and look for NUCs with the recommended memory and storage options.
Setup and use instructions for APL NUCs, found in Getting started guide for Intel NUC, also apply to KBL NUCs.
UP Squared board¶
The UP Squared board (UP2) is an x86 maker board based on the Intel Apollo Lake platform. The UP boards are used in IoT, industrial automation, digital signage, and more.
The UP2 features Intel Celeron N3550 and Intel Pentium N4200 SoCs. Both have been confirmed to work with ACRN.
You can purchase this board directly online from UP Shop or contact one of the local reseller.
Visit the Getting started guide for UP2 board page for instructions on how to set up ACRN on the UP2 board.