Friday, February 03, 2012

Windows 8 System Requirements

Windows 8 is the latest version of windows. Original version of windows 8 is not released it. Hopefully it will be launched within few weeks or months. Hardware manufacturer are also working to make devices that is compatible with this OS.

But what about the current hardware. IT lovers wanna know about the requirements of windows 8. Microsoft says, if your PC supports windows Vista and 7 you will be able to run Windows 8 too. Sometimes windows 8 requires less amount of resources that windows 7!

Windows 8 System Requirements

The Windows 8 Developer Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows Vista and Windows 7:
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Taking advantage of touch input requires a screen that supports multi-touch
To run Metro style Apps, you need a screen resolution of 1024 X 768 or greater

For 64-bit version, go here.
For 32-bit version, go here.

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