OS Hardware Requirements

Year OS CPU RAM HDD Source Size Install Size Install Time Kernel Size Memory Usage ==== == === ===== ====== =========== ============ ============ =========== ============ 1992 Windows 3.1 286 1 MB 6.5 MB 7.9 MB 10 MB 1994 MS-DOS 6.22 8086 64 KB 3.8 MB 6 MB 1995 Windows 95 386DX 4 MB 50 MB 1998 Windows 98 486DX2/66 MHz 16 MB 140 MB 105 MB 2000 Windows ME Pentium 150 MHz 32 MB 320 MB 2001 Windows XP Pentium 233 MHz 64 MB 1.5 GB 2007 Windows Vista 800 MHz 512 MB 20 GB 2009 Windows 7 x86 1 GHz 1 GB 16 GB 2009 Windows 7 x64 1 GHz 2 GB 20 GB 3.1 GB 10.6 GB 2012 Windows 8 x86 1 GHz 1 GB 16 GB 2012 Windows 8 x64 1 GHz 2 GB 20 GB 3.3 GB 14.8 GB 10 m 2013 Windows 8.1 x86 1 GHz 1 GB 16 GB 2013 Windows 8.1 x64 1 GHz 2 GB 20 GB 3.7 GB 13.4 GB 13 m 2015 Windows 10 x86 1 GHz 1 GB 16 GB 2015 Windows 10 x64 1 GHz 2 GB 20 GB 4.0 GB 18.8 GB 12 m 2016 Slackware 14.2 486 64 MB 5 GB 2.6 GB 7.7 GB 15 m 8 MB 2017 Ubuntu 17.10 2 GHz 2 GB 25 GB 1.4 GB 7.5 GB 7 m 7.6 MB 2018 Mint 18.3 (Cin) 1 GB 15 GB 5.6 GB 6 m 7.1 MB 2018 Mint 18.3 (KDE) 2 GB 15 GB 2.0 GB 9.1 GB 5 m 7.1 MB 2018 Manjaro 17.1.10 1 GHz 1 GB 30 GB 2.0 GB 6.2 GB 11 m 4.7 MB 2018 Xubuntu 18.04 1 GHz 512 MB 7.5 GB 1.3 GB 12 GB 6 m 7.9 MB 2018 Ubuntu Mate 18 1 GHz 1 GB 9 GB 2.0 GB 6.5 GB 14 m 7.9 MB 2018 LXDE 18.04 Pentium 4 1 GB 2 GB 1.1 GB 5 GB 5 m 8.2 MB 365 MB 2019 LXQT 19.10 Pentium 4 500 MB 2 GB 1.6 GB 4.5 GB 5 m 11 MB 480 MB 2020 Ubuntu MATE Pentium M 1 GHz 1 GB 9 GB 2.3 GB 8.3 GB 8 m 11 MB 825 MB 2020 Xubuntu 20.04 x86_64 512 MB 8 GB 1.6 GB 7.1 GB 6 m 11.1 MB 587 MB 2020 Windows 10 20.04 1 GHz 2 GB 32 GB 5.3 GB 26.8 GB 13 m 10.4 MB 1.6 GB 2022 Windows 11 21H2 1 GHz 2-core 4 GB 64 GB 5.2 GB 22.7 GB