Windows 11 System Requirements

To successfully install or upgrade to the Windows 11 Operating System, it is essential for your devices to meet specific minimum hardware requirements. Failure to meet these requirements may result in the inability to install Windows 11 on your device, prompting you to contemplate the option of acquiring a new device that aligns with the necessary specifications.

Ensuring that your device meets the designated hardware prerequisites is crucial to guarantee a smooth and optimized experience with Windows 11, utilizing its advanced features and functionalities effectively. By adhering to these hardware requirements, users can unlock the full potential of Windows 11 and benefit from an enhanced and seamless computing environment.

Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with two or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or system on a chip (SoC).
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) or greater.
Storage 64 GB or greater available storage.
Graphics card Compatible with DirectX 12 or later, with a WDDM 2.0 driver.
System firmware Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), Secure Boot capable.
TPM Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0.
Display High definition (720p) display, 9" or greater monitor, 8 bits per color channel.
Internet connection An active internet connection to perform updates, and to download and use some features.

If you find yourself uncertain about whether your device meets the specified requirements to install the Windows 11 Operating System, you have a couple of options to verify compatibility. Firstly, you can reach out to your device's Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for confirmation and guidance on the hardware prerequisites.


Alternatively, if your device is currently running the Windows 10 Operating System, you can utilize the PC Health Check app to evaluate its compatibility with Windows 11. By employing these methods, you can gain clarity on whether your device is capable of accommodating the Windows 11 upgrade, facilitating informed decisions and ensuring a seamless transition to the latest operating system, should your device meet the necessary criteria.