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Android Emulator Now Supports AMD Hardware Acceleration and Hyper-V on Windows

July 11, 2018

Via: InfoQ

The latest release of the Android Emulator for Windows aims thus to boost its performance when running on AMD processors or a Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor by bringing support for hardware accelerated enhancements that were previously only available for Intel processors.

While native AMD support has been available for a long time on Mac and Linux, this was not the case when using Windows, where the Android Emulator was bound to use software emulation.

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