The ESXi host compute maximums represents the limits for host CPU, virtual machine, and fault tolerance.

Table 1. Compute Maximums

Item

Maximum

Host CPU maximums

Logical CPUs per host

480

NUMA Nodes per host

16

Virtual machine maximums

Virtual machines per host

1024

Virtual CPUs per host

4096

Virtual CPUs per core

32

The achievable number of vCPUs per core depends on the workload and specifics of the hardware. For more information, see the latest version of Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere.

Fault Tolerance maximums

Virtual disks

16

Virtual CPUs per virtual machine

4

RAM per FT VM

64 GB

Virtual machines per host

4

Virtual CPU per host

8