Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7

  1. #1

    Posts : 1,252

    Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7

    Did you recently buy a new PC with Windows 7 on it? Are you interested in Windows 8? Are you worried you won't be able to upgrade your operating system? If you answered yes to all three, we have good news for you. Microsoft says Windows 8's system requirements will be the same, or perhaps even lower, than Windows 7's.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    England, Northamptonshire
    Posts : 536
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

    Windows 8 is seeming more and more like 7 But "better"... Are there any big Changes?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Bay Area
    Posts : 21,781
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    Thanks Aaron, as we suspected

    A Guy
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Good to know !
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5

    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
    Posts : 3,030
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64

    Thanks for the info Aaron, was thinking the specs would be slightly lower.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6

    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7

    My guess would be that they had to lower the system requirements to accomodate the ARM devices.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7
Related Threads
New Windows 8.1 requirements strand some users on Windows 8 Source A Guy
Solved Windows 8 EMET requirements in System Security
Hi I am new here, have been reading this site for some time. I need help with EMET. I installed EMET v4 on my windows 7 computer with no problems. I upgraded .net version 4 to have Client Profile and extended as that is what I read it needed. I do not find what windows 8 needs for .net. I have on...
i have intel core 2duo cpu 4.80GHZ and have biultin graphics card ,i installed fresh windows 8 professional final and while installing intel graphics accelerator it gives error "Your system deos not meet minimum requirements",i had spended hours to look for solution now im hear,i also tried to...
what is cpu/memory requirement of windows 8 and whats its main advantages over windows 7 i have intel dual core 1.6Ghz cpu and 3GB RAM
Hi, now I am on new PC and I installed Win8. But when I install graphic driver, it will write Not meet minimul requirements. Then is my Win8 so slow. EDIT: In WinUpdate was a small log: Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) Management Engine Interface Installation date: ‎3.‎2.‎2012 17:47...
Windows 8 Requirements in General Support
will windows 8 Require more then 2gig ram?
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook