In order to run the Windows OS (Operating System) with its best performance, including 7, 8, 10. Then there are some computer hardware or laptop Minimum System Requirements that must be met. This includes Processor, Memory, Hard Disk Capacity, and VGA or Video Graphics Card. If not, then there will be many problems at the time.
To find out brief information of PC hardware system specification:
- Open the Windows Utility that is the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
- Click START or Windows Icon, or Run in Windows XP.
- Type “dxdiag” without quote in the available search box and ENTER. Wait for a moment.
We can see some basic information about computer type, Display and Audio, including System Manufacturer, System Model, Processor, Memory, and so on. If you want to find out more then use software system diagnostic tool such as HWiNFO or CPU-Z.
Minimum System Requirements
Below are the minimum system specifications for PC to install Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.
|Processor||Speed 233 Megahertz (MHz), Pentium 3 or higher|
|Memory / RAM||384 Megabyte (MB)|
|Hard disk||2.5 Gigabyte (GB) empty space available or more|
|VGA / Display||Video Adapter with memory 64 Megabyte|
System Specifications Recommendation for Windows XP
|Processor||Speed 1 Gigahertz (GHz) or higher|
|Memory / RAM||1 GB or higher|
|Hard disk||20 GB empty space available or more|
|VGA / Display||Video Adapter with memory 512 MB or higher|
Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
|Processor||Speed 1 Gigahertz (GHz)|
|Memory / RAM||1 GB (32-bit) and 2 GB (64-bit)|
|Hard disk||16 GB (32-bit) and 20 GB (64-bit) empty space available or more|
|Graphics card / Display||Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver|
|Memory Graphics / Display||256 MB|
System Specifications Recommendation for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
|Processor||Speed 2 Gigahertz (GHz) or higher|
|Memory / RAM||2 Gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) and 4 GB (64-bit)|
|Hard disk||30 GB (32-bit) dan 40 GB (64-bit) empty space available or more|
|Graphics card / Display||Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver or higher|
|Memory Graphics / Display||512 MB or higher|