Requirements for Windows® 7 Editions
What are the specifications required for different Windows 7 editions?
Windows 7 is released in six different editions, where Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate are widely available at retail. The other editions are focused in other markets which include developing world or enterprise use. Each edition of Windows 7 includes all of the capabilities and features of the edition. All editions support the 32-bit processor architecture and all editions except the Starter support the 64-bit processor architecture. The features for all editions of Windows 7 are stored on the machine regardless of which edition is in use. Users who wish to upgrade an edition of Windows 7 with more features can use Windows Anytime Upgrade to purchase the upgrade, and unlock the features of those editions.
System requirements for Windows 7 editions are discussed below:
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Windows 7 Professional
- Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium would need some system requirements which are 1(GHz) or faster 32-bit or 64-bit processor. 1(GB) RAM for 32-bit or 2 GB RAM for 64-bit system. 16 GB available hard disk space for 32-bit or 20 GB for 64-bit system. DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver is needed for the system. Depending on resolution and video playback, Internet access may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware for the system.
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional need some system requirements which include 1 gigahertz or faster for 32-bit or 64-bit processor. 1 gigabyte RAM for 32-bit or 2 GB RAM for 64-bit processor. 16 GB available hard disk space for 32-bit processor or 20 GB for 64-bit processor. DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver in the system. Windows XP Mode would require an additional 1 GB of RAM and an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space and a processor capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on.
Windows 7 ultimate would require system requirements as 1 GHz or faster 32-bit or 64-bit processor.1 gigabyte RAM for 32-bit or 2 GB RAM for 64-bit processor. There must be 16 GB available hard disk space for 32-bit or 20 GB for 64-bit system and a DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver. Internet access depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware. If you need some Windows Media Center functionality, then you would need a TV tuner and additional hardware.
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