Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Important Facts about Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft launched Windows 8 on October 26, 2012. Four editions of Windows 8 are available: Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise and Windows RT. Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 are the only two editions available for sale directly to the consumer. Windows 8 Enterprise is the edition intended for large organizations.Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise are now available in two versions 32-bit and64-bit. Windows RT is only offered to hardware makers for preinstallation and runs only the software which are either included in Windows 8 or downloaded from the Windows Store. The various consumer editions of Windows 8 are available in the market with either an Upgrade, System Builder, or OEM license.
Windows 8 Minimum Requirements
Windows 8 requires the following hardware, at a minimum:
· CPU: 1 GHz (with NX, PAE, and SSE2 support)
· RAM: 1 GB for 32-bit versions and 2 GB for 64-bit versions
· 16 GB free space in Heard Drive and 20 GB free space in Heard Drive for 64-bit versions
· Graphics: A GPU that supports a least DirectX 9 with a WDDM driver
Your optical drive will need to support DVD discs if you plan on installing Windows 8 using DVD media.
Windows 8 Hardware Limitations:
32-bit versions of Windows 8 support up to 4 GB of RAM. The 64-bit version of Windows 8 Pro supports up to 512 GB while the 64-bit version of Windows 8 (standard) supports up to 128 GB. Windows 8 Pro supports maximum of two physical CPUs and the standard version of Windows 8 supports one. In total, up to 32 logical processors are supported in 32-bit versions of Windows 8, while up to 256 logical processors are supported in 64-bit versions.
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