Microsoft changes hardware requirements for Windows 10

before Windows 10 Anniversary Update released -Microsoft change minimum system requirements

Microsoft explains Windows 10 requirements on MSDN


Minimum hardware requirements

Components Operating system
Windows 10 Mobile Windows 10 for desktop editions Windows Server 2016 IoT Core
Processor One of the SoCs listed in section 2.1 1 GHz or faster processor or SoC


1.4 GHz or faster 64-bit processor or SoC


400 MHz or faster x86, x64 processor or ARM SoC
RAM 1 GB or higher


2 GB


512 MB


256 MB available to the OS for devices without display support

512 MB available to the OS for devices with display support, depending on resolution

Storage 8 GB flash storage


16 GB for 32-bit OS

20 GB for 64-bit OS


60 GB


2 GB



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