If you are wondering what are the minimum system requirements to install the latest Windows 11, we got you covered. We will give you a complete breakdown of what systems can install Windows 11 and what are the requirements if you are planning to purchase a new Windows laptop or desktop now.
Microsoft officially launched Windows 11 today in its live event, and it announced a bunch of the latest features with new UI. The new start menu is centered and using Android apps in windows are some jaw-dropping features announced today. We are hoping all these features will also be added to Windows 10 but, the new Windows 11 requires you to have some basic system requirements to start with.
In its blog post about System requirements, Microsoft mentioned that not meeting any of the mentioned requirements will not let you install windows 11.
To have a clean Windows 11 install, you need to have these system requirements
|Processor:||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)|
|Storage:||64GB or more|
|Firmware:||UEFI, Secure Boot capable|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
|Graphic Card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver|
|Display||720HD, 8 bit|
|Microsoft accounts and internet connections||Windows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account to complete device setup on first use.|
Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires internet connectivity. Learn more about S mode here.
For all Windows 11 editions, internet access is required to perform updates and to download and take advantage of some features. A Microsoft account is required for some features.
We are also attaching some of the feature specific requirements list below.