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News hardware & software 24 June 2021, 20:51

author: Arkadiusz Strzala

Windows 11 for Free; System Requirements Revealed

The new Windows 11 operating system was unveiled at Microsoft's conference. We already know who will be eligible for the free update, and learned the system requirements.

Windows 11 is the new incarnation of Microsoft's operating system. It was unveiled at a live conference. A new start menu, taskbar, widgets and an integrated Xbox app are its key features. Its release is expected to take place this fall. The system will be offered with new computers, and also as a free update for Windows 10 users. However, before taking advantage of such an option, it is worth checking the system requirements:

  • 64-bit dual-core CPU clocked at min. 1 GHz;
  • 4 GB RAM;
  • 64 GB hard drive;
  • Secure Boot, UEFI and TPM 2.0;
  • Screen resolution of 1366x768 (diagonal 9 inches);
  • DirectX 12 compatible GPU.
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Widgets and gesture-based touch support. Source: Microsoft

You can check whether your computer or system meets the requirements of Windows 11 thanks to a dedicated Microsoft application, available here. Just download and install it. With the default configuration it will run automatically and enable you to easily find out whether your PC is eligible for the update.

The recording of Microsoft's conference can be viewed on YouTube:

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