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    Hardware and system requirements for Windows 8.1 Blue


    Follow this thread to learn the hardware and system requirements for Windows 8.1, code named Windows Blue.

    What are the system requirements for Windows 8.1? Can Windows Blue run on a computer that meets all hardware requirements for Windows 8? Is there any additional hardware and system requirements for Windows 8.1?
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  • See the system requirements for Windows 8.1 here, according to the official details from Microsoft:

    Processor: 1 GHz
    Memory: 2 Gb for 64-bit systems and 1 Gb for 32-bit systems
    Disk space: 20 Gb for 64-bit edition and 16 Gb for 32-bit edition of Windows 8.1
    Graphics: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) driver
    If you want to use the touch based features, you will need a multi-touch supported device.
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768 (Snap feature requires 1366x768 resolution)

    Windows 8.1 can run on the same systems that runs Windows 7 and Windows 8. Microsoft claims your PC may be noticeably faster with Windows 8.1, thanks to various optimizations in 8.1.

    You can find more details here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/jj721676


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