Windows requirements

Windows requirements

Windows and Windows applications place huge demands on a PC. A fast graphics card is as important as a fast CPU. In addition, to get more utility and enjoyment from Windows, purchase the largest monitor you can afford. Following are the recommended requirements. See how to select a PC monitor and dual monitor.

Well-Equipped ConfigurationFor General Business UseOS           Windows 10 Pro
 CPU          Intel i5 or equivalent
 Expansion    PCI Express, USB 3.0
 RAM          4GB
 Hard disk    1TB
 Optical      8x DVD (-RW/+RW)
 Screen       24" (1920x1080)


 Well-Equipped ConfigurationFor CAD, Imaging and Desktop PublishingOS           Windows 10 Pro
 CPU          Intel i7 or equivalent
 Expansion    PCI Express, USB 3.0
 RAM          16GB
 Hard disk    2TB
 Optical      16x DVD (-RW/+RW)
 Screen       27" (2560x1440)
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Windows requirements include an IBM-compatible 386-based PC or higher (486 recommended), 8 MB of RAM (16 MB recommended), 16 MB of free hard drive space, MS-DOS 5.
Windows requirements include 200 MHz MMX Pentium or faster processor, 32 MB RAM, 50 MB hard drive disk space, 640x480x16 DirectX compatible video card, 2 MB video RAM, 16-bit DirectX compatible sound card and an 8X CD-ROM drive.