New Windows 8 gen operating system now has been releases, if you want to try it you should to know the Windows 8 minimum requirements such as minimum screen resolution, memory RAM, disk space, processors speed and more, here is the info about it. Please note that this is the Windows 8 Release Preview edition, so the final edition may different with it but I thing it will almost the same for minimum system requirements, so check this out.
I want to show the the Windows 8 minimum system requirements info from the Microsoft official site, so it will be trusted than other sources, here they are :
Windows 8 Minimum Requirements
- Screen resolution : 1024 x 768 pixels
- Memory RAM : 1GB for 32-bit, 2GB for 64-bit
- Hard disk space : 16 GB for 32-bit, 20 GB for 54-bit
- Processor : 1 GHz clock speed or faster
- Graphics card : icrosoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
- Tablet or a monitor that supports multitouch required for use touch
- Internet connection for accessing the Windows Store and to download and run apps
- 1366 x 768 Screen size for using snap apps
Microsoft Official Site and Windows 8 Release Preview FAQ page
As you can see that the Windows 8 OS is not a heavy OS to run, even I can say that Windows 8 version is almost the same with the Windows 7 minimum system requirements, with all of your stock computer hardware, I thing it is easy to meet the Windows 8 minimum requirements, why not? the minimum processors specs also just need a single core!! not a dual core processors type, good luck.