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Minimum System Requirements for Running Windows 10

Windows Technical Preview, one of the three versions of Windows 10 which is the latest Microsoft Windows edition, was released in the US on Sep. 30, 2014 and was made available on Oct. 1. Moreover, the other two versions, Windows Consumer Preview and Windows RTM (i.e. Release to Manufacturing), will be released in 2015. If you would like to install Windows Technical Preview in your PC, you’d better learn about the system requirements for running it in advance. For your convenience, the minimum system requirements for running Windows 10 are illustrated below.

4 minimum system requirements for running Windows 10:

1. Processor (CPU)

1 GHz with NX, PAE, and SSE2 support for 32-bit version

1 GHz with CMPXCHG16b, PrefetchW, and LAHF/SAHF support for 64-bit version


2. Installed memory (RAM)

1 GB for 32-bit Operating System

2 GB for 64-bit Operating System


3. Free hard disk space

16 GB for 32-bit version

20 GB for 64-bit version


4. Graphics

A GPU that supports at least DirectX 9 with a WDDM driver

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