Windows 10 system requirements which Microsoft officially stated initially were not changed for a long time. For Windows 8 and Windows 7 too, the system requirements were not increased. However, for the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update, also known as Redstone 1, system requirements have been raised by Microsoft.
From now on, Desktop editions of Windows 10 require at least 2 GB of RAM. Earlier, this requirement was specified only for 64-bit versions of Windows 10 while the 32-bit version could be used with 1 GB of RAM.
|OS architecture||RAM requirement|
|32-bit||>= 2 GB|
|64-bit||>= 2 GB|
Most modern PCs come with at least 2 GB of RAM, so most of them should easily meet these new requirements.
Another interesting change is that the minimal screen size for Windows 10 Desktop has changed. According to the new changes, now Windows 10 Desktop can be used on devices with a 7" screen. This includes tablets which are able to run Windows 10 Desktop, convertibles and so on.
As for Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft now allows running it on devices with up to a 9" screen. This can help OEMs bring new devices to the market.
You can get the full details about the new revised system requirements for Windows 10 HERE.
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