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Windows 8 Requirements

  1. #1


    Texas
    Posts : 1
    Windows 7 64 Bits

    Windows 8 Requirements


    will windows 8 Require more then 2gig ram?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Sam, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    So far:

    Windows Metro Style Apps Developer Downloads

    System Requirements

    The Windows 8 Developer Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows Vista and Windows 7:
    • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
    • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
    • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
    • Taking advantage of touch input requires a screen that supports multi-touch
    • To run Metro style Apps, you need a screen resolution of 1024 X 768 or greater
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  3. #3


    And it will manage your 2GB of RAM better than Win7
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Not only will it manage RAM better, it'll only suck 300 MEGABYTES of RAM. That, is impressive!
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