Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Minimum System Requirements Windows 8

Here is the Minimum system requirement that you need to have to try Windows 8. Of course, this is minimum… the more powerful configuration your system has, the more you can enjoy with the Windows 8.

If you are interested to try Windows 8 and you are not sure about what is the minimum system requirement for installing Windows 8, then this article is for you. And this article also helps you to determine whether your existing computer is suitable for installing Windows 8 or not.

Microsoft has indicated that Windows 8 does not require any extra hardware when compared to Windows 7. So if Windows 7 is running in your computer, then Windows 8 Developer Preview also can be installed in that machine. Here are some of the important system requirements for installing Windows 8 Developer Preview.

  • Processor : 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • Memory : 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • Hard Disk space : Minimum of 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Note: If you want to take advantage of touch input, then you monitor (the screen) that supports touch input and multi-touch.


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