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Microsoft reveals Windows 10 hardware requirements for the desktop

Microsoft reveals hardware requirements for Windows 10 operating system, available this summer
By: Michael Hatamoto | Software News | Posted: Mar 18, 2015 6:53 pm

Microsoft today confirmed some of the hardware requirements to run the desktop version of Windows 10, after it is released this summer. The following slide doesn't outline everything required to run the OS, but discusses memory, storage, graphics, screen size and firmware requirements.




The current Windows 10 technical preview requires the following: 1 GHz CPU or faster; 1 GB RAM (for 32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (for 64-bit), 16GB storage capacity, Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver or better; and a Microsoft account along with Internet access.


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