Hardware Upgrades

If you want to upgrade to Windows 10 on your PC or tablet, here’s the minimum hardware that you’ll need. Read further below to learn about the additional factors that impact upgradeability. For more information about the free upgrade offer1, please visit the Windows 10 Upgrade page for details.

  • Latest OS:Make sure that you are running the latest version of either Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update.Don’t know which version you are running? Check here to find out. Need to download the latest version? Click here for Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.1 Update.
  • Processor:1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
  • RAM:

    1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit

  • Hard disk space:16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
  • Graphics card:DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
  • Display:800×600