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Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 system requirements

In order to get the optimum experience and performance out of your PC, it’s important that you check out the minimum system requirements before installing your preferred Windows OS, While all of the Windows operating system versions have similar requirements but with the lightning pace at which we see incremental improvements to hardware as well as the software the system requirements are increasingly becoming relatively dynamic and if you don’t meet the minimum system requirements your PC might not work properly and nobody wants that.

Here we’ve discussed the system requirements for Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 — in that order.

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System requirements for Windows 10

Following are the minimum system requirements you need to run Windows 10.

  • CPU: 1 GHz or faster processor.
    • Intel CPU: 10th Generation processors (Intel core i3, i5, i7, i7, i9) and Intel Xeon, Atom, Celeron, and Pentium processors.
    • AMD CPU: All processors up to 7th generation.
    • Qualcomm CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 and 8cx.
  • RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit.
  • Hard disk space: 32 GB for 64-bit and 16 GB for 32-bit
  • Graphics: Microsoft DirectX9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver.
  • Screen Resolutions: 800×600

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System requirements for Windows 8.1 and 8

Following are the minimum system requirements you need to run Windows 10.

  • CPU: 1 GHz or faster with support for PAE, NX, SSE2.
  • RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit.
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit and 20 GB for 64-bit.
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX9 with WDDM driver.

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System requirements for Windows 7

Following are the minimum system requirements you need to run Windows 7. However, we would advise you to rethink installing Windows 7 on your system as Microsoft officially ended support for it earlier this year.

  • CPU: 1 GHz or faster for 32-bit or 64-bit processors.
  • RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit and 2 GB for 64-bit.
  • Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit and 20 GB for 64-bit.
  • Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX9 with WDDM 1.0 driver or higher.

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